On Wednesday, October 5th 2016, at 11:00pm, the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department responded to the intersection of East 10th and California Streets in reference to a report of a stabbing. Upon officers’ arrival they located the victim, Jeffery Baker, 43yoa B/M, lying in the middle of the road bleeding profusely.
The investigation revealed that Baker had traveled to the residence on California Street of the suspect, Sherry Woods, 35yoa B/F, to continue a previous argument with his girlfriend. An altercation ensued in the street that resulted in Woods stabbing Baker with a knife.
LifeNet arrived and transported Baker to Wadley for medical attention where he later died from his injuries.
Woods was arrested and charged with 1st degree Battery. All additional charges- including enhancement of the 1st degree Battery charge- will be based upon a review of the case by the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.
Anyone with information regarding this or any other crime is urged to contact Texarkana Arkansas Police at 903-798-3154 or the Texarkana area CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP.
Thank you and you can visit the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department online at http://www.txkusa.org/arkpolice.
Officer Kristi Mitchell
Public Information Officer