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Man accused of stabbing other man over spilled drink during dice game

Ronald Sterling Jones is accused of stabbing another man several times after a disagreement during a dice game. (Source: Mississippi County Sheriff's Office) Ronald Sterling Jones is accused of stabbing another man several times after a disagreement during a dice game. (Source: Mississippi County Sheriff's Office)
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A Wilson City, Missouri man was arrested in connection to a stabbing investigation.

Ronald Sterling Jones, 52, was charged with felony assault in the first degree, felony unlawful use of a weapon and felony armed criminal action.

According to acting Sheriff Branden Caid, deputies responded to a call late on Saturday, May 12 where they found the victim stabbed five times in the back and once in the left ear.

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Caid said the stabbing was the result of a disagreement over a spilled alcoholic beverage during a dice game.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where he was treated and later released.

Jones remains in custody in the Mississippi County Jail. His bond was set at $10,000 cash only.

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