Sevierville man charged with attempted murder after girlfriend found with multiple stab wounds

Hayden Ownby was charged with attempted first-degree murder. / Source: (Sevier County Sheriff's Office)

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — According to the Sevier County Sheriff's Office, one man was arrested after his girlfriend was found laying in the road with multiple stab wounds.

Authorities said they received a 911 call just after 10 Tuesday morning of a woman who had been pushed from a car and was laying in the roadway at the 800 block of Gnatty Branch Road.

When officers arrived at the scene, they reportedly found a 19-year-old woman laying in the road with multiple stab wounds.

The woman was transported to The University of Tennessee Medical Center to be treated for her injuries.

Investigators found 22-year-old Hayden K. Ownby at his home on Briar Way in Pigeon Forge. He was arrested and charged with attempted first-degree murder.

Ownby is being held on a $1 million bond and is scheduled to appear in court on November 13.

Authorities said an investigation remains ongoing.

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