Man accused of stabbing Region 8 woman has jury selection set

Roy Ray Anthony Provided by Craighead Co. Sheriff's Dept.
Roy Ray Anthony Provided by Craighead Co. Sheriff's Dept.

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – The man accused of stabbing a Region 8 woman inside a church will have jury selection get under way Tuesday morning.

According to the Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Roy Ray Anthony was in court Monday for last minute ruling on evidence. The judge set jury selection to start 9:30 Tuesday morning.

Anthony is charged with first degree battery and aggravated robbery in the May 2009 stabbing attack on Vickie Jo Mueller at St. Paul's Methodist Church in Jonesboro.

Police say Anthony walked into the St. Paul's Methodist Church and asked Mueller for some gas money. Mueller refused, and police say that's when Antony stabbed her three times.

Region 8 News will continue to track this story and bring you the latest as soon as it becomes available.

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