Alex Kersting, Monica Deroy Lincoln County stabbing 1/17

Alex Kersting and Monica Deroy are wanted following a deadly stabbing Sunday afternoon in Lincoln County.

LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. ( - The Major Case Squad arrested two persons of interest Tuesday night in connection with a fatal stabbing that occurred in Lincoln County.

Alex B. Kersting, 24, and Monica L. Deroy, 41, were found and taken into custody around 9:30 p.m. Authorities said they are connected to the stabbing death of 44-year-old Christopher Wright.

Wright was stabbed Sunday afternoon after a fight that occurred on Grizzleys Lane in unincorporated Lincoln County. 

The car Kersting and Deroy were last seen in, a red 2007 Ford Taurus with Missouri license plate number ZD2F8P, was also found, police said.

Red Taurus wanted in 1/17/2021 Lincoln County stabbing

The two suspects, Alex Kresting and Monica Deroy, were last seen in a 2007 Ford Taurus with Missouri license plate, ZD2F8P.

Anyone with information regarding Wright's death is asked to call the Major Case Squad at 636-528-6100.

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