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Fort Dodge man charged with attempted murder

Police: Bodady cut and stabbed 71-year-old victim

A Fort Dodge man is charged with attempted murder after allegedly cutting and stabbing a 71-year-old victim with a knife early Saturday morning, according to the Fort Dodge Police Department.

Reino Bodady, 37, of Fort Dodge, is charged with attempted murder, a class B felony.

Officers were called to 504 N. Third St. at about 4:40 a.m.

When they arrived, they located Bodady at the residence. Inside, officers found a 71-year-old woman who had been cut and stabbed with a knife.

She suffered significant injuries to her neck and abdomen area.

The woman was transported by the Fort Dodge Fire Department to UnityPoint Health — Trinity Regional Medical Center with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Bodady was detained without incident. He is being held in the Webster County Jail.

Police are continuing the investigation. The Webster County Attorney’s Office assisted.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Dodge Police Department at 515-573-2323. Tips can also be made anonymously by calling 515-573-1444 (STOP), online at www.wccrimestoppers.com or by texting “LEC” and the tip to CRIMES (274637).

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