Pike County Deputies Responded to a Stabbing Thursday


Pike County Sheriff James Nelson reports that on Thursday October 15th at 6:28am, deputies were dispatched to 803 Pinehurst Blvd in reference to an active stabbing.

Upon arrival Deputy Carver and Deputy McKenzie located Jennifer Hall, age 38 sitting in apartment number 803 with numerous knife wounds on her neck, face, back and hand. Hall was transported to Adena-Pike Hospital and later transferred to OSU Medical Center in Columbus.

The alleged assailant, 37-year-old Justin Tyrone Mitchell of 483 Al Leeth Road was reported to have left the scene in a white four-door Buick. Mitchell's address along with other places were checked but he was not located.

Mitchell was arrested Saturday afternoon at Pinehurst Apartment.

A case is being prepared for Mitchell for the next term of the Pike County Grand Jury for felonious assault as well as additional charges.