1 arrested in Saturday night Tyler stabbing, suspect being held on $1 million bond
POSTED: Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 5:16am
UPDATED: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 3:58pm
TYLER, TEXAS (KETK) — Tyler Police have arrested a suspect who allegedly stabbed a man late Saturday night.
John Grimes IV, 25, was arrested and charged with capital murder after police responded to a home in the 500 block of East Brow Street to find the body of Tony Jeter, 65.
Around 11:09 p.m., police were dispatched to the residence and upon arrival found Jeter with a fatal knife wound.
Grimes has an extensive criminal record including the following:
Assault to a family member causing bodily injury
Failure to maintain financial responsibility
- 3 counts of marijuana possession
The nature of the relationship between Grimes and Jeter, as well as a motive, have not yet been made available.
Grimes was booked into Smith County Jail on $1 million bond.
KETK will continue to update you as details are released.