Mississippi woman arrested after reportedly stabbing ex-boyfriend in stomach

Published 11:19 am Saturday, July 3, 2021

A Mississippi woman was arrested this week for allegedly stabbing her ex-boyfriend in the stomach and injuring him.

According to a news release from the Natchez Police Department, Scarlett Groce, 29, was arrested at her residence on West Woodlawn Drive and charged with aggravated assault and domestic violence in connection with a June 11 stabbing incident.

Police were dispatched to the 1400 block of George F. West Sr. Boulevard on June 11 in reference to a stabbing and found Roderrick Williams had been stabbed in the lower right side of his stomach.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

He was transported to Merit Health Natchez and was later airlifted to a hospital in Jackson. Upon his release from hospital care, Williams signed an affidavit for his ex-girlfriend, Groce, for stabbing him. Their prior dating relationship supported the charge, law officials said.