Boone County, AR Crime & Safety


Arkansas Couple Arrested After Man Saws Off His Own Leg in Front of 5-Year-Old Daughter

Shannon Cox, 48, of Boone County, Arkansas allegedly claimed he was Jesus and Satan as he got "verbally abusive" with his wife Sandy Cox, 30, before amputating his leg in front of their 5-year-old daughter Grisly details have emerged in the case of an Arkansas couple who are both charged with first-degree felony endangerment of a minor. According to an affidavit filed in the Circuit Court of Boone County, which was obtained by PEOPLE, Shannon Cox, 48, was arrested early last month after he used a chop...

Man who claimed to be Jesus and Satan accused of cutting his leg off in front of daughter

BOONE COUNTY, Ark. (TCD) -- A 48-year-old man faces a child endangerment charge after allegedly using a saw to cut off his leg in front of a little girl. According to Shannon Cox’s arrest warrant, on Tuesday, Aug. 2, Boone County Sheriff’s Office officials went to Cox’s home and found the man "lying in front of the residence naked, and missing a portion of his right leg."

Man claimed he was Jesus Christ, Satan before cutting off own leg with saw, deputies say

BOONE COUNTY, Ark. — A couple is facing charges after investigators said a man cut off his own leg in front of his young child. In an arrest affidavit obtained by KARK, Boone County sheriff’s deputies arrived at a home to find a man lying in front of the residence naked and missing part of his leg. The man, identified as Shannon Cox, said his leg had been removed with a “chop saw,” and deputies said that a trail of blood led to a large saw and the detached limb.