MAGEE, Miss.–It was a stabbing inside the Wendy’s in Magee Tuesday, while the restaurant was open. It happened just after 5 p.m. and a woman is dead. The stabbing was apparently done by her boyfriend, who later hanged himself while in police custody.
News Mississippi started getting word about the stabbing Tuesday evening. Word got out fast in the Simpson County city of 5,000, south of Jackson on Hwy. 49.
The county coroner told media the woman, 21-year-old Jessica Cromwell, was stabbed multiple times in her torso and up. He did not go into more detail than that.
The boyfriend was picked up by police. Robert Williams, Jr., 31, did not last the night and was found hanging in his cell. Police told WJTV that he used his boxers and socks to form a rope..
The woman’s body was sent to Jackson for an autopsy.