JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from Jones County Sheriff's Department
Jones County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a call on Panther Branch Road on December 29, 2013, in reference to a wife being assaulted by her husband.
The victim told deputies that Harold Nelson Ainsworth became irate after a verbal altercation. Ainsworth went to his truck, retrieved a skinning knife, grabbed the victim by the chin; put the knife to her throat which caused a laceration of approximately 4 inches in length.
The suspect fled the scene before deputies arrived but was later taken into custody without incident.
Ainsworth was charged with Aggravated Assault – Domestic Violence.