13-year-old Mississippi boy arrested after mother’s boyfriend stabbed to death

Published 10:41 am Wednesday, June 12, 2024

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested after his mother’s boyfriend was stabbed to death.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reports that  Jefferson County Sheriff James Bailey said officers responded to a disturbance call on Green Acres Drive just outside of Fayette shortly after midnight on Sunday.

When they arrived, they found 34-year-old Phillip Queen of Fayette deceased with several stab wounds.

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Further investigation led to the arrest of 13-year-old Christopher Bonds Jr., also from Fayette who was held at the Juvenile Detention Center until his initial court appearance on Monday.

After this Bonds was charged with murder as an adult, Bailey said, adding he did not receive a bond. Bailey said further information could not be released as the investigation is still ongoing.