Stabbing reported at Bob Due's home, fmr. Covington Finance Dir - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

COPS: Former Covington Finance Director stabs himself

Bob Due Bob Due
INDEPENDENCE, KY (FOX19) -

An embattled former government official is taken to the hospital with self-inflicted stab wounds.

Officers were called to Bob Due's Independence, Kentucky home around 11:20 a.m.

Covington Police tell FOX19 that Bob Due stabbed himself. He was taken by ambulance to UC Medical Center for treatment.

Due, 63, has been accused of misappropriation of city funds, which could be in excess of $300,000, according to City Manager Larry Klein.

Klein announced details of the investigation last month, saying money was allegedly transferred from the City of Covington into Due's bank account dating back to 2010. He said there were multiple incidents of about $8,000-$10,000 per transaction. 

On August 29, Due was taken to the hospital after trying to take his life. Due has been charged with theft by unlawful taking of over $10,000, unlawful access to a computer, official misconduct and criminal possession of forged instruments.

Officials say they are not qualified to comment on Due's condition.

Kenton County Commonwealth Attorney Robs Sanders says he will file a motion to revoke Due's bond because he's a threat to himself and others. Sanders tells FOX19 that no charges will be filed in today's incident.

Copyright 2013 WXIX. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Deadly virus threatens local crawfish industry

    Deadly virus threatens local crawfish industry

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-05-23 23:26:19 GMT

    A deadly virus is threatening the crawfish industry in Southwest Louisiana. It's called white spot syndrome virus and it was first discovered in Thailand, but somehow it made its way to ponds in South Louisiana and specialists are struggling to find the funds to research a solution.  “The catch was increasing and increasing and then it dropped 70% and that's when you saw the dead crawfish floating in the water,” said a crawfish farmer of 34 years, Ian Garbarino. He...

    More >>

    A deadly virus is threatening the crawfish industry in Southwest Louisiana. It's called white spot syndrome virus and it was first discovered in Thailand, but somehow it made its way to ponds in South Louisiana and specialists are struggling to find the funds to research a solution.  “The catch was increasing and increasing and then it dropped 70% and that's when you saw the dead crawfish floating in the water,” said a crawfish farmer of 34 years, Ian Garbarino. He...

    More >>
  • New Orleans sits atop an ancient barrier island

    New Orleans sits atop an ancient barrier island

    To the casual observer, this looks like any other section of marsh. However, this spot in extreme Eastern New Orleans-- almost at the St. Tammany Parish line-- is unique. 

    More >>

    To the casual observer, this looks like any other section of marsh. However, this spot in extreme Eastern New Orleans-- almost at the St. Tammany Parish line-- is unique. 

    More >>
  • COPS: Former Covington Finance Director stabs himselfMore>>

Powered by Frankly