Man Stabbed in Back; Marianna Woman Arrested

MARIANNA - A Marianna resident is behind bars for stabbing a man in the back after an apparent argument.

58 year old Rowena Dixon is in the Jackson County Correctional facility facing an aggravated battery with a deadly weapon charge.

Jackson County Deputies say a 911 call at 8:45 Saturday night from a home on Bright Prosect Road in Marianna reported a male had been stabbed.

Deputies believe Dixon and the victim had been in an argument before she stabbed him in the back and left the scene.

She was arrested as she was walking away.

The victim has been transported to a hospital in Dothan, Alabama.
Dixon's awaiting first appearance.