Nacogdoches man dies in stabbing; Center woman arrested

Rebecca Fountain. Source: Shelby County Jail.
Rebecca Fountain. Source: Shelby County Jail.

SHELBY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Center woman is accused of killing a Nacogdoches man Thursday night by stabbing him in the chest.

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office has arrested Rebecca Gale Fountain, 34, on a charge of murder.

According to a press release, deputies were dispatched to the 9200 block of State Highway 7 West, in reference to a man who was stabbed.

Deputies Jimmy Wagstaff and Gina Breseman arrived at the residence and found Mark Allen Ray, 39, lying on the bedroom floor with a stab wound to the chest and dead.

After investigating the incident, deputies arrested Fountain, who is in the Shelby County Jail on a $40,000 bond.

Capt. Mike Tollett said the two were not married and only acquaintances.

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