Man Arrested in Stabbing Death of His Brother-in-Law

A Jackson County man remains behind bars on charges he killed his brother-in-law during a family dispute.

Fifty-three-year-old Roy Conrad is charged with an open count of murder. He was arrested following the stabbing death of 53-year-old Darrell Vaughan.

The incident happened Wednesday night in front of a home on Neals Landing Road in Bascom.

Witnesses told investigators Conrad and Vaughn got into an argument. Vaughan was stabbed during the fight and died a short time later at a Marianna hospital.

Conrad made his first court appearance Thursday afternoon. He was ordered held without bond in the Jackson County Jail.