Deputies: Teen arrested for brutal stabbing death of man

Newton County Sheriff's deputies said they do not get many reports about crime at the Gated Estates at Wesleyan, but Thursday night they were called out for a report of a homicide.

It happened in the 300 block of Boogers Hill Road around 8:30 p.m. Investigators said someone stabbed a young man, identified by deputies as Markice Samuel Harris, 18, of Oxford. Deputies said a fight over property damage escalated into Harris being stabbed multiple times.

Deputies arrested Quran Ali Knighton, 16, of Oxford, and charged him with murder.

Investigators said a woman passing by witnessed the incident.