Man stabbed to death, woman in custody

Published 12:00 am Monday, August 11, 2008

Ridgecrest — On Sunday evening the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a stabbing that resulted in the death of one man.

Alex Promise Jr., 27, of Ferriday, died after he was stabbed once in the chest with a kitchen knife.

Crystal M. Gordon, 19, 114 Brook St., Ferriday, was arrested Sunday on charges of second-degree murder.

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The two were reportedly involved in a romantic relationship.

Concordia Parish Sheriff Randy Maxwell said the incident occurred between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

In a statement released Monday morning, CPSO officials said the stabbing occurred in a vehicle parked near 100 Woodmount Drive, in Ridgecrest.

“(The incident) appears to be a girlfriend-boyfriend deal,” Maxwell said.