Rankin County deputies arrested a man Wednesday after a woman was found stabbed to death in a home.
According to Rankin County Sheriff’s Office news release, deputies and the fire department were dispatched to the 200 block of Shady Hill Drive in Star for a medical call.
During the check-up on Joseph Dean Kersh, 65, deputies discovered the woman’s body. A sword, which appeared to have been used to stab the woman, was found next to the her body, according to the release.
Rankin County officials did not release the victim’s name.
Kersh, who was taken into custody, was transported to a local hospital before being released and taken to Rankin County jail.
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