Couple Arrested in Connection to Stabbing in Pemiscot County

A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with a deadly stabbing in Hayti late Saturday night, July 10.Officers were called to the 500 block of East McKinley Street at approximately 11:20 p.m. in reference to a disturbance. When they arrived, officers learned that a 35-year-old man had been stabbed and possibly hit by a vehicle. An ambulance transported the victim to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries. The investigation into the man’s death led to the arrests of a Caruthersville man and a Hayti woman. Jimmy J. Bridges, 33, was arrested and charged with murder first degree and armed criminal action. Elizabeth Bridges, 28, was arrested and charged with assault first degree and armed criminal actions. Both were booked into the Pemiscot County Justice Center without bond. They were arraigned in court on Monday.

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