On Oct. 8, Sedalia Police responded to American Inn, 1217 S. Limit, in reference to a subject who had been stabbed.

The suspect had fled the scene, however witnesses were interviewed and the scene was processed.

On Oct. 13, detectives interviewed the victim and were provided with more information. Through further investigation, the suspect was identified.

And on Friday, 57-year-old Francisco “Frank” Fernandez of Sedalia was arrested at his place of employment on Duke Road for stabbing Kevin Clark multiple times.

Fernandez is being held pending charges for 1st Degree Assault, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Armed Criminal Action.

If anyone has any information about this incident, please contact Detective Jill Reed at (660) 827-7823