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15-year-old charged with Attempted Murder after stabbing someone in their sleep



Lexi Jade Brown
Lexi Jade Brown

Attempted Murder News Release:

On June 14, 2024, the Gulfport Police Department arrested 15-year-old Lexi Jade Brown and charged her with one count of attempted murder and one count of first-degree arson.

At approximately 2:33 a.m. on June 14, 2024, the Gulfport Police Department responded to the 13000 block of Dee Avenue in reference to a cutting incident. Upon arrival, officers located a victim suffering from multiple stab wounds

The investigation revealed that the victim was asleep in bed when she awoke to find Brown attacking her with a knife. Brown then attempted to start a fire inside the residence. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

While being questioned by detectives, Brown stated she had been planning to kill the victim because she found her to be a “weird bitch” and accused her of “suppressing the black in her.”

Brown was processed and transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center, where she is being held on a $1,250,000 bond set by Judge Patano.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Gulfport Police
Department at 228-868-5959 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898.

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