Deadly Stabbing in Yazoo City near school; 1 in custody

Deadly Stabbing in Yazoo City near school; 1 in custody (Image 1)

UPDATE: One person is facing manslaughter charges after a deadly Yazoo City stabbing.

The incident happened at 3rd Street and Webster Avenue, near Webster Elementary.

Yazoo City Police tell us that 37-year-old Andrew Martin died from his injuries.

Police said Darla Mitchell is in custody. Investigators are waiting for their final reports before she is official charged. Mitchell is accused of using a box cutter during the incident. 

Police said the two were once in a relationship together.

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YAZOO CITY, Miss. – Yazoo County Coroner Ricky Shivers confirmed that one person was found stabbed to death Thursday behind a school.

Coroner Shivers said the victim’s body was found at 3rd Street and Webster Avenue behind Webster Elementary.

We have a crew headed to the scene.

We will update this story as soon as more details become available. 

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