Council Bluffs Police officers were sent to the 3500 block of 5th Avenue Friday around 12:30 pm and located a stabbing victim. 52 year old Douglas Richt was lying on the front porch of a home at 3501 5th Ave. with a stab wound to the neck. Richt was transported by rescue squad to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police say Richt was called to the home to pick up 45 year old Jodie Marie Sherman. She got into Richt's vehicle and witnesses say the two started arguing. Witnesses then saw Richt leave the vehicle and tried to crawl on the porch of the home. Sherman also got out of the vehicle and fled on foot westbound. She was arrested a short time later and taken to the Criminal Investigation Division and booked.
Sherman is charged with 1st Degree Murder, Willful Injury and on a restraining order violation. She is being held without bond.