Commerce Stabbing
8:55 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Suspect in Commerce Stabbing Files Writ of Habeas Corpus

A suspect charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of a Greenville man last week is seeking a reduction in her bond.

Myeshia Simone Garcia of Commerce remains in custody at the Hunt County Jail in lieu of $500,000 bond on one count of murder involving the November 28 death of Jamal Stanton of Greenville.

Garcia filed a writ of Habeas Corpus from the jail Monday, seeking a lower bond, the appointment of an attorney or both. A hearing concerning the writ has been set for Wednesday in the 354th District Court.

Stanton died of a stab wound to the upper left torso. According to a report from the Commerce Police Department Stanton was involved in an altercation at the Charter Apartments in Commerce.

At 12:32 a.m. on November 28 officers responded to a call from Hunt Regional Community Hospital advising of a stabbing victim that had been brought into the emergency room. Hospital personnel performed life-saving measures, but were unable to revive Stanton.