Mississippi State stabbing suspect turns himself in to police

Published 9:05 am Monday, July 29, 2019

A man wanted in a stabbing on Mississippi State University’s campus has surrendered to police.

News outlets report 28-year-old Jessie Michael McGee Jr. was charged Saturday with aggravated assault.

MSU spokesman Sid Salter says investigators and the school believe McGee stabbed 31-year-old Morgan Hill over a workplace dispute. Hill and McGee were both custodial employees at the Colvard Student Union, where the attack occurred Friday.

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Hill’s condition Saturday was serious but stable.

The investigation is ongoing. It is unclear whether McGee has an attorney.