Man arrested for murder after fatal stabbing in Gulfport on Christmas Eve

GULFPORT, Miss. (WXXV) — One man is behind bars after allegedly stabbing a person to death on Christmas Eve in Gulfport.

The Gulfport Police Department announced the arrest of 25-year-old Grant Newman Gutierrez late Christmas morning.

Police say officers responded to a call about a stabbing in the 1100 block of Hillcrest Road at 8:55 p.m. Thursday night.

Officers arrived and located the victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was pronounced dead on scene.

Detectives, along with the assistance of the Jackson County Sheriff Office, located Gutierrez and arrested him without incident.

After booking and processing, Gutierrez was charged with one count of murder.

Gutierrez’s bond was set at one million dollars.

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