Man and woman charged with stabbing her husband to death

Published 1:41 pm Tuesday, October 8, 2019

A woman and a man in north Mississippi have been charged with murder after her estranged husband was stabbed to death.

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Holly Springs police received a call before dawn Sunday from a woman who said a man forced his way into her apartment. Officers found the unresponsive man on the floor, and medical personnel pronounced 48-year-old Keith Ladell Jones dead.

Investigators say 29-year-old Lashaundra Jones of Hickory Flat and 42-year-old Jarvis Antonio Craig of Holly Springs are charged with murder. They were booked into the Marshall County Jail, with bond at $1 million each.

A jail employee on Tuesday said the arrest docket did not list an attorney for either.

Jones’ sister, Patricia Jones, tells WMC-TV her brother was partially disabled from a stroke.