Woman accused of stabbing Mississippi postmaster with screwdriver released from jail

Published 4:47 pm Thursday, July 15, 2021

A Mississippi woman who is accused of stabbing her boss with a screwdriver during an argument at the post office where they worked has been released from custody, jail records indicate.

Tamekia Scott, 35, was released Wednesday night after she posted a $60,000 bond on aggravated assault charges.

Police say on Tuesday morning Scott brandished a screwdriver and stabbed her boss Hernando Postmaster Shannon Daly multiple times during an argument at the Hernando Post Office. Daly was reported treated and released the same day.

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Scott spent more than 24 hours incarcerated before posting bond and being released.

Jail records indicate Scott’s next court date will be August 18.