JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - James Hill, a 47-year-old man, died Tuesday, June 19, after being stabbed on Jennings Street, according to Jackson police.
Sgt. Roderick Holmes said it happened shortly after 2 a.m.
When police arrived, they found Hill laying in the street with multiple stab wounds.
Holmes said 34-year-old Ellerick Darsel Wheaton has been identified as the suspect.
Investigators learned from a nearby witness that Wheaton and Hill had gotten into a fight minutes before the stabbing.
Wheaton remains at large.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call JPD at (601) 960-1234. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at (601) 355-8477.