March 24, 2014
GREENVILLE - On Sunday, the Darke County Sheriff’s Office received a report from Wayne Healthcare Emergency Room of a stabbing victim that had been received there. They advised that the victim was brought to them by some friends.
A deputy was dispatched to the Wayne ER and learned that the victim was 24-year-old Christopher A. Bowles of Greenville. The investigation revealed that Bowles had attended a large party located at 3114 Byrket Road in Darke County when a fight ensued. During that fight Bowles received stab wounds to his torso. Bowles was later transferred to Miami Valley Hospital by Care Flight where he remains at this time. His current status is unknown.
Investigation at the scene revealed that at the party was a large number of juveniles from Darke County and some surrounding counties. The use of alcohol and drug consumption was evident. No suspects have been positively identified due to the victim refusing to cooperate in the investigation.
The case remains under investigation and when completed will be forwarded to the Prosecutor’s Office for review and charges as necessary.