Nicole Bexten

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Chickasaw County Homicide

CHICKASAW COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)-A domestic dispute turned deadly last night in Chickasaw County. According to Chief Deputy Jim Meyers authorities responded to an accident in Woodland on Highway 15 around 7:30. Upon arrival, deputies found 56 year-old John Wofford dead at the scene. He had been stabbed in the back. 30 year-old Brecker Johnson was taken into custody. Authorities believe the dispute escalated into an assault. No formal charges have been filed yet. This is the third homicide in Chickasaw County this year.