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Monroe sheriff: Woman stabbed, possibly shot

Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said an injured woman was found on the side of the highway.

Posted: Aug 18, 2019 10:39 PM
Updated: Aug 19, 2019 11:08 AM

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said an injured woman was found overnight on the side of the highway.

Cantrell said Monroe County sheriff's deputies responded to a call of a woman who suffered a stab wound and may have been shot.

She was found on Highway 45 near the Lee County line.

He said a good Samaritan, who passed by the woman, stopped to call law enforcement.

At last check, Cantrell confirmed the woman is alive.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

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