Jennifer Linear, 31, of Vicksburg, has been charged with the murder of Dale Turpin, 37, also of Vicksburg.
Police and first responders were called to Motel 6 on Frontage Road at around 8:25 a.m. on Tuesday.
The first units on the scene reported that a woman, Linear, had locked herself in the room and that someone had been stabbed.
Moments later, Linear was taken into custody. First responders called for the coroner shortly after arriving.
Linear appeared before Judge Angela Carpenter in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Wednesday, charged with murder.
She was given a $1 million bond. Her case was bound to the Warren County Grand Jury.See a typo? Report it here.