Woman charged with murder in stabbing death

Published 3:35 pm Friday, October 20, 2017

 A Vicksburg woman faces a charge of murder in the stabbing death of a Warren County man early Friday afternoon, Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said.

He said Christina Jones, 28, was being held without bail in the Warren County Jail pending an initial court appearance Monday. She is accused in the death of Anthony Turner, 29.

Pace said the stabbing is believed to have occurred at Turner’s home in the 8300 block of Halls Ferry Road. Turner was stabbed in the chest, he said. The case remains under investigation, and an autopsy has been ordered.

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Pace said a telephone call came through Vicksburg-Warren 911 about 12:30 p.m. Friday that a man had been stabbed in the chest and was being taken by a private vehicle to Merit Health River Region.

The car carrying the man met a Vicksburg Fire Department ambulance while in route to the hospital, but paramedics were unable revive him.

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John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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