Gulfport police arrests man on one count of homicide

On January 20, 2021, the Gulfport Police Department arrested 36-year-old John William Anderson on one count of Homicide.

On January 12, 2021, at approximately 12:45 p.m., the Gulfport Police Department responded to a stabbing in the 2400 block of Demaret Drive. Upon arrival, officers located a male in the roadway suffering from multiple stab wounds. Anderson fled the scene only to return a short time later. The victim was transported to a local area hospital for his injuries.

On January 19, 2021, the victim succumbed to his injuries. The Aggravated Domestic Charge has been upgraded to Homicide.

After booking and processing, Anderson was charged with Homicide, and his bond was set at $1,000,000.

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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