Man charged with assault in Cadiz stabbing case

Rico Cavanaugh

CADIZ, KY — A Princeton, Kentucky, woman is being treated in a Nashville, Tennessee, hospital after she was stabbed multiple times.

Family members tell the Times Leader in Princeton that 48-year-old Missy Cain Cavanaugh was stabbed more than 20 times. It happened around 2 p.m. Saturday at a home on Charleston Drive in Cadiz.

Her husband, 43-year-old Rico Cavanaugh, is charged with first degree assault – domestic violence. He was arrested Saturday and jailed in the Christian County Jail.

Family members tell the Princeton newspaper that the stabbing happened at the husband’s mother’s home.