Police investigating the stabbing of 80-year-old Milford woman

An elderly Milford woman is in stable condition today after being stabbed by her son’s girlfriend in her Christine Terrace home.

Police said they were notified of the attack at 2:32 a.m. Tuesday.

Officers arrived at 19 Christine Terrace and located an 80-year-old female victim who suffered multiple stab wounds to the chest area.

Emergency medical personnel provided treatment to the victim, who was later transported to a local hospital.

The victim’s son, Dana Forgette, 46, of 19 Christine Terrace was inside the home at the time of the attack.

Police said the victim was in the home watching television when Dana Forgette’s companion, Kimberly Daniel, 44, of Alfred Station, N.Y., entered the room. Daniel allegedly placed a plastic bag over the victim’s head, restricting her breathing and stabbed her in the chest. Police located Daniel a short distance from the scene, where she was taken into custody. Daniel was charged with assault 1st and strangulation. She is currently being held on a $200,000 bond.

Dana Forgette was also arrested, accused of tampering with a pair of scissors and a plastic bag that were allegedly used by Daniel during the assault.

Forgette is also accused of misleading investigators on Daniel’s whereabouts during the investigation.

Forgette was charged with tampering with evidence, hindering prosecution and Interfering with police. Forgette is being held in police custody on a $20,000 bond.

Both were scheduled to appear in Milford Superior court Tuesday.