Bishop woman arrested after stabbing

Inyo County Sheriff’s Department press release

The Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received an emergency 911 call last night at 7:15in reference to a neighbor dispute that escalated into a stabbing.

According to the reporting party, who was also determined to be the suspect, an argument over personal property resulted in a male neighbor being stabbed with a kitchen knife.

Marie Deflon, a 58 year old woman from Bishop, was arrested and booked under the following charge: assault with a deadly weapon (felony). Bail has been set at $25,000. Assisting agencies: Bishop Police Department and CHP.

The victim was initially transported to Northern Inyo Hospital; however due to the injury was flown out for further medical care.


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Kyle Crowle
Kyle Crowle
6 years ago

The mugshot looks like my uncle Rooty’s wife, I wouldn’t dare get into an argument with her either.