1 dead in stabbing at Brighton mobile home park; suspect in custody

October 02 2021 06:00 pm

BRIGHTON, Ala. (WIAT) — One person is dead after a stabbing at the Holiday Mobile Home Park on Bessemer Super Highway in Brighton.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were sent to the area to investigate after receiving a call. When they arrived, they found a 27-year-old man dead from stab wounds.

Witnesses told deputies that the victim and another man, identified as 33-year-old Jesus Rodriquez, got into a fight at the Everyday Store on Bessemer Super Highway, and that the victim followed Rodriquez to Holiday Mobile Home Park. That’s when Rodriquez stabbed the victim, according to witnesses.

Deputies took Rodriquez into custody. He’s being held on a charge of manslaughter, and his bond is set at $15,000.


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