Double stabbing in Millington, 2 victims are now stable

SUSPECT: Danny Jerome Williams
SUSPECT: Danny Jerome Williams

Two women are in stable condition at The Med after a double-stabbing Friday in Millington.

According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Danny Jerome Williams, 51, stabbed his mother and grandmotherĀ in the head at 6525 Sledge Road, Millington, around 12:15 p.m. The suspect is currently in custody at the Shelby County Jail.

The victims are his mother, Mamie Williams, 71, and his grandmother, Gonzella Williams, 97.

Earle Farrell, SCSO public information officer, said the suspect has a long history of disturbances and run-ins with the law, from drugs to disorderly conduct and an emergency commitment. Officers at the scene reported that Williams was apparently unaware the people he was stabbing were his relatives, Farrell said.

Additional information on the incident is not yet available.