Biloxi stabbing victim identified - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Biloxi stabbing victim identified

Christopher Maurice Byas is accused of manslaughter in a Biloxi stabbing case (Photo Source: Biloxi Police Department) Christopher Maurice Byas is accused of manslaughter in a Biloxi stabbing case (Photo Source: Biloxi Police Department)
This was the scene of a stabbing near the West Biloxi Library (Photo Source: WLOX News Now) This was the scene of a stabbing near the West Biloxi Library (Photo Source: WLOX News Now)
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

Forty-one-year-old Christopher Maurice Byas is behind bars, accused of fatally stabbing 24-year-old Jared Douglas of Kosuiscko, Miss. 

According to a witness, Byas got into a argument with Douglas near the Pass Road Walmart Neighborhood store just before 6:15 p.m. on Aug. 24. After exchanging words, Byas allegedly stabbed Douglas in the chest. 

Byas is charged with manslaughter, and his bond is set at $1 million.

Anyone who has information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Biloxi Police Departments Criminal Investigation Division at (228) 435-6112 or submit a tip online to Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers.

Copyright 2017 WLOX. All rights reserved.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Some schools dismiss early, cancel Wednesday classes because of cold

    Some schools dismiss early, cancel Wednesday classes because of cold

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 2:43 PM EST2018-01-16 19:43:23 GMT

    Another winter blast reaches South Mississippi Tuesday. The forecast includes the possibility of snow and ice in several counties in South Mississippi. So, some school administrators are taking no chances.

    More >>

    Another winter blast reaches South Mississippi Tuesday. The forecast includes the possibility of snow and ice in several counties in South Mississippi. So, some school administrators are taking no chances.

    More >>
  • Wintry mix possible Tuesday evening

    Wintry mix possible Tuesday evening

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 2:42 PM EST2018-01-16 19:42:04 GMT
    A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the low possibility of snow, ice, and rain this afternoon and evening.A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the low possibility of snow, ice, and rain this afternoon and evening.

    While there is increasing confidence in wintry mix actually happening this evening in South MS, the question remains will it be enough to actually cause a major travel hazard.

    More >>

    While there is increasing confidence in wintry mix actually happening this evening in South MS, the question remains will it be enough to actually cause a major travel hazard.

    More >>
  • Pipe-bursting cold, dangerous wind chills tonight

    Pipe-bursting cold, dangerous wind chills tonight

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 2:38 PM EST2018-01-16 19:38:16 GMT
    It won't just be cold but windy too and this will lead to dangerous wind chills on Wednesday morning that could cause frostbite and hypothermia if precautions are not taken.It won't just be cold but windy too and this will lead to dangerous wind chills on Wednesday morning that could cause frostbite and hypothermia if precautions are not taken.

    Dangerous cold coming tonight... protect pipes, pets, plants, & people with temps in the 10s & even colder feels-like temps. Hypothermia & frostbite will be possible early Wednesday.

    More >>

    Dangerous cold coming tonight... protect pipes, pets, plants, & people with temps in the 10s & even colder feels-like temps. Hypothermia & frostbite will be possible early Wednesday.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly