Walnut Ridge Man Under Arrest for Stabbing Roommate

 

 

On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at 10:15 p.m. officers were dispatched to 523 SW Fifth St in reference to an alleged stabbing. Upon arrival at the scene, officers met with the individual who placed the 911 call reporting the incident. Officers were told Jesse Lundry, pictured had stabbed another subject, who is not named due to investigative purposes, who lived in the same residence with Lundry.

Officers approached the residence and observed the back door standing open with a trail of blood on the floor throughout the doorway. After making entry, officers located and apprehended Lundry but were unable to find the victim.
Officers weren’t able to find the victim but quickly learned he had fled the scene on foot in a desperate attempt to reach the Lawrence Memorial Hospital, to receive medical treatment for the stab wounds he incurred.

After a thorough investigation was completed, it was discovered that Lundry and the victim had a disagreement outside the back door of their residence. During their disagreement, the victim had Lundry pinned up against the carport, holding Lundry’s left arm and right shoulder. This is when Lundry became livid, removing a knife out of his right pocket and commenced to repeatedly stab the victim a total of five times.

The victim was stabilized at LMH and flown to St. Bernard’s Medical Center in Jonesboro. The last known condition of the victim as he is stable but continues to receive serious medical treatment.

Lundry is currently detained at the Lawrence County Detention Center on a $50,000 cash only bond. His formal charge is 1st Degree Battery, class Y felony. His plea arraignment date is set for December 13, at the Lawrence County Courthouse.