Hattiesburg stabbing victim dies, suspect arrested

Tanilya Dixon, the victim's cousin
Tanilya Dixon, the victim's cousin

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HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police made an arrest late Tuesday night in the stabbing death of a Hattiesburg man.

The victim died after a Sunday morning stabbing at 21 Truck Stop Along Highway 49.

Larry Wilson, Jr., was stabbed twice in the torso and died Monday night from his injuries. An autopsy has been performed, but the results have not been released.

"I'm still in shock, and we'll miss him," said his cousin Tanilya Dixon on Wednesday. "I can't believe this."

Police say the victim and several other black males were involved in some type of altercation when the stabbing happened.

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