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Illinois man charged with attempted murder of his nephew

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Bobby James Mitchell Jr.
Dyersburg Police have arrested an Illinois man for attempted murder in the alleged stabbing of his 25-year-old nephew over the weekend.

On Saturday, Sept. 28, at approximately 12:35 a.m., police responded to a residence in the 200 block of Kist Street in reference to a stabbing. Officers arrived to find Romell Mitchell inside the apartment suffering from multiple stab wounds. Mitchell was transported by ambulance directly to the Air Evac helipad and flown to the MED in Memphis.

Mitchell's uncle, Bobby James Mitchell Jr., 31, 14127 Leavitt St., Dixmoor, Ill., was later taken into custody at the MED, after the investigation determined that he was the alleged suspect in the stabbing.

Bobby Mitchell Jr. was transported back to Dyersburg where he was charged with attempted murder and filing a false police report. He reportedly gave officers a false name as they were taking the initial report. He is currently being held in the Dyer County Law Enforcement Complex on a $200,000 bond. His next court appearance in Dyersburg City Court is scheduled for Oct. 4.

DPD Asst. Police Chief Steve Isbell stated investigators do not have a motive at this time and the victim is in stable condition.

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That guy has the blankest look I've ever seen!

-- Posted by buddy'smom on Tue, Oct 1, 2013, at 2:05 PM

Bobby may have tried crime control with his



-- Posted by tank2 on Wed, Oct 2, 2013, at 11:06 AM

please stop the killings it like everyday and night someone get killed , iwould like to know what the hell is going on ? is it drugs ,stress stupidity.like buddy's mom said that man does have a blank look on his face . he is charged with attempted murder. good luck in court.

-- Posted by kitty3 on Wed, Oct 2, 2013, at 8:44 PM

He looks clueless of what's goin on:(get a grip on reality you stabbed your nephew:(what wrong with these crazy ass people these days!

-- Posted by sexyy mama on Sat, Oct 5, 2013, at 1:51 AM

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