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Perry county authorities searching for stabbing suspect, 1 fatality

PERRY COUNTY, Miss. - Perry county authorities are searching for a suspect after a deadly stabbing Monday night.

Sheriff Mitch Nobles said deputies responded to Perry County General hospital just after 9 pm to a report of a female victim stabbed in the chest. The female victim later died from her injury.

"The incident happened at a residence on the 1800 block on Highway 15, north of Richton," said Sheriff Nobles.

Sheriff Nobles mentioned the community should not be alarmed at this time. "As far as danger, none, we do not have that," said Sheriff Nobles.

The name of the victim is not released pending notification of next of kin.

The incident is still under investigation. If you have any information you can contact the Perry county Sheriff's department.



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