Court documents say it happened back on July 4 when 20 year old James David Connelly held a knife to his mother’s throat and threatened his family. Police got a call late that night from a woman who said Connelly shoved her against a wall, held a knife to his own throat, made the threats and then fled. Connelly is in the Adair County Jail charged with felony domestic assault, felony unlawful use of a weapon and misdemeanor domestic assault. His bond is 25 thousand dollars.
A Kirksville man’s in jail for threatening to kill his family.