December 2, 2012 8:15:38 PM
Sarah Fowler - [email protected]
A Maben man was arrested Sunday for stabbing a pregnant woman earlier in the day. John Jones, 30, of 110 Sanders Trailer Park Road in Maben, was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated assault after he stabbed his girlfriend's sister Sunday morning.
The incident occurred at the victim's home on Maben Bell School House Road in Oktibbeha County. The victim, whose name is not being released, was stabbed multiple times before Jones fled the scene. She was transported to Oktibbeha County Hospital and later airlifted to Jackson. She and her unborn child are listed in stable condition.
Investigators with the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department say the incident is still under investigation and additional charges are expected.
Sarah Fowler covered crime, education and community related events for The Dispatch.