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Man Hospitalized, Woman Arrested After Stabbing

A 40-year-old man is in critical condition today after reportedly being stabbed in Walnutport, Northampton County. Police say the man, whose name has not been released, was found lying in the garage area outside of his house at 342 Kiddie Lane with a severe head injury around 9:20 last night. Police say the man was flown to St. Luke's Hospital in Fountain Hill, Lehigh County, where he is in critical condition. Jennifer Marie Jaegel, 28, was arrested on the scene, arraigned, then committed to Northampton County Prison on $10,000 bail. Police say she, too, lives at the home where the incident took place.

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