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Rudd man convicted in screwdriver attack

Matt Stiles Matt Stiles

Sentencing set for October 29.

Posted: Oct. 7, 2018 3:11 PM

CHARLES CITY, Iowa – A Rudd man accused of stabbing his wife with a screwdrivers is found guilty by a jury of his peers.

Matthew John Stiles, 32, was convicted Wednesday of trespass and domestic assault after a two-day trial in Floyd County District Court.
Stiles was arrested in July after his wife, who had a no-contact order against Stiles, says he forcefully entered her home, threw her to the ground, hit her in the head, and stabbed her in the back with a screwdriver.

Stiles is due to be sentenced on October 29.

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