Du Quoin Police Investigating Weekend Stabbing

Du Quoin Police Investigating Weekend Stabbing

Du Quoin Police are investigating a weekend stabbing that hospitalized one. According to police reports, Raymond Mercker Jr. was stabbed Friday night on West Main Street in Du Quoin while reportedly walking to a hotel. Mercker was taken to a local hospital before being transferred to a St. Louis area hospital with what are being called serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The incident remains under investigation.