Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

August 30, 2013

Woman charged in stabbing of her father

By Mike Fletcher
Kokomo Tribune

---- — The woman police say stabbed her 60-year-old father Wednesday now faces a felony aggravated battery charge.Kokomo police arrested Meranda White, 35, at 4:16 p.m. Thursday at Community Howard Regional Health on a Class B felony warrant issued out of Howard County Circuit Court. White is being held at the Howard County jail on $50,000 bail. Her arraignment is set for Wednesday.If convicted, she could face up to 20 years in prison.Police accuse White of stabbing her father, Steven White, once in the chest after an argument at a residence in the 2100 block of East Vaile Avenue.He was taken to Community Howard and later transported by ambulance to an Indianapolis-area hospital for treatment, Detective Chad Rodgers reported. As of Thursday evening, Steven White was listed in stable condition, Rodgers said.