Salisbury: Marjo Lavon Edwards Knifed and Robbed of $60 Friday on E. Liberty Street. Transported to Novant Health Rowan Medical Center

Posted on May 8, 2017

RFP Staff

♦ Salisbury Police sources report that Marjo Lavon Edwards, 42, of 816 Park Avenue in Salisbury, was a victim Wednesday of assault–knife in a park area at 505 E. Liberty Street and robbed of $60 by an unidentified assailant.  The stabbing was reported to 911 dispatch at 5:59 p.m. on Friday although the actual stabbing happened on May 3rd.  Edwards was stabbed twice in the stomach and his intestine was punctured. He attempted self-treatment and his wounds became infected before a family member contacted the police. On Friday he was transported to Novant Health Rowan Medical Center for treatment. Later Edwards was helicoptered to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital. His current condition is unknown.

The case remains under investigation. No suspects have been named.

Victim Marjo Lavon Edwards:

505 E. Liberty Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

Location 505 E. Liberty Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

Citizens having any knowledge about this crime are urged to call the Salisbury Police at 704-638-5333. If you fear retribution, want to remain anonymous and possibly collect a reward of up to $1,000, information can be submitted 24/7 via the web: or by calling the Salisbury-Rowan Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.

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