A Saline County woman died from a crossbow wound and her boyfriend was taken to jail.
On Thursday morning October 1, 2020 at a half hour after midnight, Saline County Deputies responded to a residence on Fairplay Road after having received a 911 call for help, according to a statement from the Sheriff’s Office. The victim, Michele Erwin, age 46, had been shot in the abdomen with a crossbow, apparently by her boyfriend, Clinton Young, age 40, who also lives there.
The statement said Erwin was transported to the Saline Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead upon arrival.
Detectives arrested Clinton Young at the scene. He faces a charge of Manslaughter, a Class “C” Felony. Young is currently being held at the Saline County Detention Center. The investigation is still ongoing. Watch here for updates when they are available.
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