Stabbing victim identified

Stone County Deputy Coroner Wayne Flurry has identified the victim of a stabbing Sunday as 31-year-old Hernandus Breland.

Flurry said Breland was stabbed in an altercation and was found with three stab wounds in the 500 block of Iowa Street. His death is under investigation as a homicide. Flurry said he believes police either have a suspect in custody or have interviewed a person of interest. Wiggins Police Chief Buddy Bell was not immediately available to answer questions this morning. Check back to sunherald.com for updates as details develop.