Woman charged with murder of man found stabbed to death in Mississippi hotel room

Published 5:45 am Thursday, December 1, 2022

A woman has been arrested after a man was found stabbed to death in a Mississippi hotel room Tuesday.

The Vicksburg Police Department released additional information on Wednesday about an arrest made in relation to the Tuesday morning homicide at the Motel 6 on South Frontage Road.

Officers were dispatched to the motel at 4137 I-20 Frontage Road at 8:21 a.m. on Tuesday in reference to a reported stabbing.

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Once on scene, officers found Dale Turpin, 37 of Vicksburg, deceased in one of the hotel rooms.

In relation to the incident, Jennifer Linear, 31 of Vicksburg, was arrested on a charge of murder. She appeared before Judge Angela Carpenter in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Wednesday.

Her bond was set at $1,000,000 and she was bound over to the Warren County Grand Jury.