The TBI says a Meigs County man has been arrested for a deadly stabbing over the weekend.

The TBI says 41-year-old Randall Dewey Burnette, Jr. is accused of the stabbing death of 40-year-old Michael Lee Joyner.

Joyner, an acquaintance of Burnette's, was found in his Decatur home on Warren Lane on December 15.

The TBI says an autopsy showed Joyner died from a stab wound.

The TBI says agents received information during their investigation that named Burnette as they person allegedly responsible.

Burnette was arrested on Tuesday and booked at the Meigs County Jail on a $5,000,000 bond.

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