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      Murder suspect for fatal I-72 stabbing heads to court

      Police say Joseph Coffman stabbed 47-year-old Dennis Coffman during an argument in a pickup truck driving from Hannibal to Illinois.

      A September 23rd arraignment is now scheduled for a Pike County Illinois murder suspect.

      Joseph Coffman, 28, of Fort McDowell, Arizona, is accused of stabbing a Petersburg, Illinois man while driving on an interstate.

      Police say he stabbed 47-year-old Dennis Coffman during an argument in a pickup truck driving from Hannibal to Illinois on I-72.

      Dennis Coffman later died from his injuries.

      Joseph Coffman now faces a first degree murder charge.