A 24-year-old Peru State College student has been arrested in connection with a stabbing on the campus over the weekend.
The Nebraska State Patrol reports Jeffland Neverson was taken into custody late Monday morning without incident at his residence in Peru.
The Nemaha County Sheriff’s Office reports deputies responded to a disturbance call late Saturday night at a residence in Peru. Three Peru students, 20-year-old Elijah Lavalais-Hawkins, 19-year-old Larry Hodnett, and 23-year-old Anthony Hemingway, had suffered stab wounds. Hawkins and Hodnett were both taken to the Nemaha County Hospital, then flown with non-life threatening injuries by medical helicopter to Bryan Trauma Center, West Campus. Hemingway was treated and released from the Nemaha County Hospital.
The Nebraska State Patrol is assisting in the investigation, which continues.