Mississippi officials: 16-year-old boy dies after being stabbed in altercation with 14-year-old girl

Published 6:49 am Wednesday, May 26, 2021

A Mississippi teen is dead and another teen is in custody after a stabbing Tuesday night in Claiborne County.

Claiborne County Sheriff Edward Goods told WAPT News in Jackson that a 16-year-old boy died after being stabbed in an altercation with a 14-year-old girl. The altercation reportedly happened at the Hermanville Apartments on Highway 18.

The boy was reportedly taken to Claiborne County Hospital where he died from his injuries.

The 14-year-old girl is reportedly in custody.

The incident remains under investigation.