Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing

Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing
By: Heartland News

DEXTER, Mo. - A southeast Missouri man pleads guilty to stabbing charges.
Michael Atkins, 27, of Dexter, pleaded guilty to stabbing 23-year-old Joseph Helton in December.
At the time, Atkins told police he argued with a woman at her home, then left.
When Helton came after him, Atkins says he was "drunk and scared and jealous so he stabbed him and ran."