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Report: Man arrested, accused of killing mother in Hinds County

A young man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed and killed his mother and stabbed his father during a domestic argument.

Posted: Jul. 16, 2018 10:29 AM
Updated: Jul. 16, 2018 11:51 AM

HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A young man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed and killed his mother and stabbed his father during a domestic argument. 

WLBT-TV identifies the suspect as 24-year-old Dimitri Atkins II. 

The Hinds County Sheriff's Department called the scene "horrific." 

Family members identify the victims as Dimitri and Sharon Ellis Atkins, reports WLBT. Family members say Sharon Ellis Atkins died at the scene and the father was taken to the hospital with stab wounds to the neck and back.

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