Victim, suspect in East Knoxville stabbing identified

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)- Knoxville Police investigators say a domestic disturbance is behind a stabbing that sent 45-year-old Leslie Mitchell to the hospital.

The attack happened on Wilder Place, in East Knoxville around 9:15 Sunday night.

Police believe 42-year-old Kimberly Dawn Dotson stabbed Mitchell. She is charged with Aggravated Assault. Her bond is set at $6000.

Mitchell went UT Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

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