UPDATE: Police ID suspect, victim in Dowagiac stabbing


Police have arrested a woman they say stabbed a man multiple times early Friday morning in Dowagiac.

It happened around 3:56 a.m. in the 300 block of N. Lowe Street, at Hamilton Square Apartments.

Police say they arrived and found a 52-year-old Gary Grady with stab wounds to his neck and back area.

Grady was taken to the hospital by ambulance, and later airlifted to a hospital in Kalamazoo. Investigators say he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Officers were able to get information on the suspect, and a search began. The suspect, 47-year-old Brenda Joyce Love, was arrested in Niles around 7:30 a.m. and taken into custody.

Love has been booked into the Cass County Jail on charges of assault with intent to murder. She is being held on a $150,000 bond.

The incident remains under investigation, and anyone with more information is asked to contact the Dowagiac Police Department at 269-782-9743 or the Cass County tip line at 800-462-9328.