Norton stabbing victim, accused husband undergoing treatment

Stephen Igo • Aug 29, 2018 at 10:44 PM

NORTON — The wife of a Norton man accused of stabbing her multiple times on Tuesday and the accused, were reported still being treated at Holston Valley Medical Center on Wednesday.

Norton Police Chief James Lane identified the woman as 35-year-old Brandi Lynn Smith. She was allegedly stabbed by her husband, Jonathan Eric Smith, 38, at their Hillside Apartments residence at around 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Jonathan Eric Smith also reportedly stabbed himself after the alleged assault on his wife and is also being treated at HVMC.

Jonathan Eric Smith was charged by Norton police with attempted first-degree murder. On Wednesday, Lane said no further details were available for release on the incident.

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