LUCEDALE, Miss. — A Mississippi sheriff says a stabbing suspect is charged with murder.

George County Sheriff Keith Havard tells WLOX-TV that 24-year-old Arron Jeffery Gill was arrested at a house in Lucedale on Wednesday shortly after 6 p.m. The sheriff’s department said in a statement that Gill ran from the scene where deputies found 41-year-old Christopher Cauley dead on Tuesday.

Havard says the weapon used to kill Cauley has not been recovered.

It is unclear if Gill has an attorney.


Information from: WLOX-TV, http://www.wlox.com

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