Overnight Stabbing Results in Murder Investigation
On Wednesday Oct. 5, 2016 at 11PM, the Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department responded to the intersection of East 10th and California Streets in reference to a report of a stabbing. Upon officers’ arrival, they located the victim, Jeffery Baker, a 43-year old male lying in the middle of the road bleeding profusely.
The investigation revealed that Baker had traveled to a residence on California Street of the suspect, Sherry Woods, a 35-year old female, to continue a previous argument with his girlfriend. An altercation ensued in the street that resulted in Woods allegedly stabbing Baker with a knife. LifeNet arrived and transported Baker to Wadley Regional for medical attention where he later died from his injuries.
Woods was arrested and charged with 1st degree Battery. All additional charges including enhancement of the 1st degree Battery charge will be based upon a review of the case by the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.
Anyone with information regarding this or any other crime is urged to contact Texarkana, Arkansas Police at 903-798-3154 or the Texarkana area CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP.