Mississippi woman stabs husband after dreaming he cheated, police say

JONES COUNTY, Miss. — A Mississippi woman’s bad dream turned into a nightmare for her husband.

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Lindsey Stephens, 33, of Moselle, is accused of stabbing her sleeping husband early Sunday after “she had a dream that her husband had been cheating,” Detective Abraham McKenzie of the Jones County Sheriff’s Department told The Laurel Leader-Call.

Stephens was charged with domestic aggravated assault, according to Jones County online booking records. Her bail was set at $10,000.

According to investigators, Stephens said she “had a dream that her husband was messing around,” the Sun Herald of Biloxi reported. At that point, Stephens said she went into the kitchen, grabbed a knife and attacked him, stabbing him multiple times in the back, the newspaper reported.

The man suffered four to seven stab wounds, McKenzie told the Sun Herald. He underwent surgery Monday and is expected to recover, the newspaper reported.