Lytton man charged with attempted murder after victim found with stab wounds

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LYTTON, Iowa (KCAU) – A man from Lytton, Iowa, was arrested for attempted murder after another man called for help and was found having been stabbed Thursday.

The Sac County Sheriff’s Office said in a release they received a report from Essentia Protein Solutions in Lytton of a stabbing Thursday night around 9:33 p.m.

The sheriff’s office said that Luke Clark, 47, of Lytton was stabbed in the front yard of a residence of 610 Railway Street in Lytton. After being stabbed, the victim then walked several blocks to Essentia Protein Solutions.

The sheriff’s office said the victim, an employee who wasn’t working at the time, walked to the office area of Essentia Protein Solutions and radioed for help. Staff arrived to the area and found Clark had been stabbed twice. Clark was taken to Loring Hospital and later transferred to a Sioux City hospital. The sheriff’s office said his condition is unknown currently.

The Sac County Sheriff’s Office said Clark identified the stabbing suspect as David Littlefield, 57, of Lytton. Littlefield was found at his home. After a search of his home, authorities found bloodied clothing and a knife with possible blood on it.

Littlefield was arrested and charged with attempted murder, a class B felony, and going armed with intent, a class D felony. He is currently in the Sac County Jail.

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