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Police arrest 2 people in stabbing death of Missouri man

January 21, 2021 GMT

TROY, Mo. (AP) — The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis announced the arrests of two people suspected in the weekend stabbing death of a man in Lincoln County.

Alex Kersting, 24, and Monica Deroy, 41, were arrested late Tuesday night in connection with the Sunday afternoon stabbing death of 44-year-old Christopher Wright, St. Louis television station KMOV reported.

Investigators have said Wright was stabbed during a fight on a rural road between Cuirve River State Park and Kessler Memorial Wildlife Area. Police had been searching for Kersting and Deroy since Sunday.