UPDATE: Suspect in Magee stabbings in custody - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

UPDATE: Suspect in Magee stabbings in custody

Tony Lee Smith.....Source: Magee PD Tony Lee Smith.....Source: Magee PD
MAGEE, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The suspect in two Magee stabbings, 51-year-old Tony Lee Smith, was arrested around 6 p.m. Thursday evening at a Simpson County residence. He's charged with two counts of attempted murder and one count of breaking and entering.

Two women, Gloria Lucas and Debra McCollum, were stabbed Thursday morning in Magee just before 7 a.m. 

Officers arrived at 206 2nd Avenue SW and discovered the two women had been stabbed. Gloria Lucas, the homeowner was taken to the Magee General Hospital ER where she was treated and released. The second victim, Debra McCollum, Lucas' sister, was also taken to Magee General Hospital, then airlifted to UMMC in Jackson where she is reportedly in stable condition.

Smith is a former employee of Gloria Lucas. 

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