- Associated Press - Thursday, June 12, 2014

POPLARVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi authorities have arrested 43-year-old Louisiana man in the stabbing death of another man near Poplarville.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation arrested Frank Aubrey Knight of Lena, Louisiana, on a murder charge in the fatal stabbing of 42-year-old Shannon Paul Lee.

Lee was found late Monday night off Interstate 59.

The Sun Heard reports (https://bit.ly/1n7fkVk) Knight was taken before a judge for an initial court appearance Wednesday.

Knight is held on a $3 million bond at the Pearl River County jail.

Warren Strain, spokesman for the state Department of Public Safety, says Lee and Knight were acquainted, but MBI is releasing no details of the slaying at this time.

It was unclear whether Knight has an attorney.

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Information from: The Sun Herald, https://www.sunherald.com

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