HED:Stabbing death under investigation

CATEGORY: Crime

AUTHOR: GIBSON

HED:Stabbing death under investigation

WEST POINT Clay County sheriff’s deputies are investigating an apparent stabbing death.

Eddie Conaway, 49, of Route 6, West Point, died from an apparent stab wound to his upper chest after being taken from the Clay County Medical Center to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

The stabbing was reported Tuesday from the Clay County Medical Center, where Conaway was first treated.

The case is under investigation pending the completion of tests at the State Crime Lab.

Michaela Gibson Morris