Stabbing Victim In Critical Condition After Deadly Fight

By: Megan Snipes and Rachel Cox Email
By: Megan Snipes and Rachel Cox Email

WACO (September 26, 2011)—Steve Wilson, 49, of Elm Mott, was in critical condition Monday after a fight Sunday during which he was stabbed and another man died.

Jason Cornett, 36, was pronounced dead at the scene of the fight Sunday.

He had a head wound and was still holding a knife when officers arrived, police said Monday.

Investigators were awaiting autopsy results Monday.

At around 2:20 p.m. Sunday, officers were sent to a home on Harrison Street in Bellmead in response to a report of a disturbance.

They found Wilson with several stab wounds and Cornett, who was responsive and not breathing.

Wilson was taken to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center where he underwent surgery, police said.

Police were interviewing witnesses Monday.

Investigators asked anyone with information about the incident to call the Bellmead Police Department at (254) 799-0251.


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