Concordia Man Charged With Attempted Murder Following Overnight Stabbing

On May 4th at 2:45 a.m., officers from the Concordia Police department responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of East 1st street. Upon arriving on scene, officers located a victim of a stabbing at that location and Concordia EMS was dispatched to the scene. The victim was transported to the North Central Kansas Medical center and then on to Salina Regional Hospital.

Investigation into this incident led to the arrest of Blake Snodgrass of Concordia at the scene on requested charges of attempted murder. Snodgrass is currently in the custody of the Cloud County Jail and there is no danger to the public at this time. No further information about this incident will be released at this time.

All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Derek Nester
Derek Nester
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2020 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.


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