Popular Bluff Man Facing Murder Charge

A man was charged in connection to a deadly stabbing in Sikeston, Missouri. He was identified as Joseph B. Cannon of Popular Bluff. He was charged on Friday, May 15 with second-degree murder and armed criminal action. Police say Cannon was arrested on Friday morning in Dexter, Mo. He remains in custody with no bond allowed and the investigation is ongoing. Police identified the victim as 28-year-old Jared Dante’ Tipler. Police say family members say the victim identified as female and went by the name Nina Pop. Police found Sunday night around 9 p.m. on May 3 after receiving a call about an unresponsive person at an apartment at 600 South New Madrid Street. Authorities said it appears someone assaulted Pop and she died from her injuries.

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