Arrested on one count of manslaughter

On October 8, 2020, the Gulfport Police Department arrested 23-year-old Brittany Laughlin on one count of Manslaughter.

On October 8, 2020, at approximately 4:04 a.m., officers of the Gulfport Police Department responded to the 8200 block of West Virginia Avenue in reference to an assault complaint. Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive female, identified as 27-year-old Jasmine Hayes. Officers also located a second female, identified as Laughlin.

Through the course of the investigation, it was determined the two females had been in a physical altercation when Hayes was stabbed. Hayes was subsequently transported to Garden Park Medical Center for treatment where she later succumbed to her injuries.

After booking and processing, Laughlin was charged with Manslaughter, and her bond was set at $100,000.00.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898.

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