Booneville woman arrested for boyfriend's stabbing

Erica Stephens | Photo: Prentiss County Sheriff's Department

Prentiss County sheriff’s deputies used a drone to locate stabbing suspect, Erica Stephens.

Posted: Jul 26, 2019 4:00 PM

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Prentiss County sheriff’s deputies used a drone to locate a stabbing suspect.

Deputies responded on Wednesday to a stabbing report at a home on County Road 3321, according to Sheriff Randy Tolar.

The deputies found a man suffering from a stab wound to his leg.

He was taken to Magnolia Regional Health Center for medical treatment.

The sheriff says the man’s girlfriend, Erica Stephens, left the scene on foot.

A deputy used a drone to find her, and she was located on County Road 3311 in a wooded area, the sheriff says.

Officers arrested Stephens, 28, of Booneville, for domestic violence aggravated assault.

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