Police: Man arrested for stabbing ex-girlfriend in Sullivan County

Police received a call that Luke Matthews, 36, broke into a home on Pine Ayre Drive and when they arrived, they found a female who had been stabbed in the neck.

Rob Taub

Sep 23, 2023, 8:13 PM

Updated 207 days ago

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The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office says they’ve arrested a man for stabbing his ex-girlfriend in Eldred.
They received a call that Luke Matthews, 36, broke into a home on Pine Ayre Drive and when they arrived, they found a female who had been stabbed in the neck. Authorities say Matthews ran from the scene armed with a scalpel.
Police were able to locate Matthews about an hour later on Barker Road.
Matthews now faces multiple charges including felony assault, criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child.


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