1 charged with murder in deadly apartment stabbing

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JACKSON, Miss – Jackson Police are investigating the city’s latest homicide.

Officer Colendula Green tells us Calvin Phillips Jr, 23, was stabbed multiple times at the Pine Apartments on 5026 Watkins Drive early Sunday morning.

He was pronounced dead on the scene.

JPD Officer Green says Avery Green, 57, is in custody facing murder charges.

Police said they learned during their investigation that the two had an altercation which led to the stabbing.

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