2 arrested in Holly Springs fatal stabbing

Man, woman arrested in deadly Holly Springs stabbing

HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. (WMC) - A man is dead and police say his wife and another man are responsible. This all unfolded Sunday at an apartment complex located in the 900 block of Highway 4 East in Holly Springs.

Keith Jones body was found here at this Holly Springs apartment complex. Holly Springs police saying now that his estranged wife was somehow involved. The family of Jones says his estranged wife has made threats before.

“I think it was a set-up because she had been making calls to my mom about you just buried one child, you about to bury another come get your son," said the victim’s sister Patricia Jones.

She says her family is still grieving from the loss of Keith Jones’ twin sister who died from cancer about a year ago. She was also shocked when she got the call Sunday morning that Keith was found stabbed to death.

"I really don’t know what to feel right now. I’m kind of a little numb.

Police say 29-year-old Lashaundra Jones of Hickory Flat initially called police to say she stabbed an intruder. Jones says it’s unlikely her brother would attack his estranged wife.

“Yes he was disabled. He had a stroke where one side paralyzed when she talking about busting in, I couldn’t see that," said Jones.

When police arrived on the scene, 42-year-old Jarvis Antonio Craig was also there. Jones says that was her sister-in-law’s alleged boyfriend.

Police have charged both Jones and Craig with first degree murder, being held on a $1 million bond.

Holly springs police says this is an active and ongoing investigation. If anyone has any information, call the Holly Springs Police Department at 662–252–2122.

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