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Vicksburg woman charged with murder in Motel 6 stabbing



Jennifer Linear motel 6 murder
Jennifer Linear (VPD)
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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.

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A stabbing on Tuesday morning left one dead. (Photo by David Day)

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.

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(Photo by David Day)

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.

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