Joel Andres Lopez has been sentenced in Franklin County. Andres will serve 20 years in the attack on his wife and five years in the assault on his son. The two sentences are to run consecutively; however, Andres will be entitled to Correctional Incentive Time in the five year sentence.
Update: Joel Andres Lopez has been indicted on two counts of Attempted Murder during the September grand jury session. Andres remains in the Franklin County Jail.
Update: Joel Andres Lopez, 36, has been arrested in Russellville and charged with First Degree Domestic Violence and Attempted Murder. Authorities say Andres stabbed his wife 21 times during a fit of jealously. He also twice slashed the throat of his 14 year old son who attempted to defend his mother. Andres is being held in the Franklin County Detention Center on 500K bond.