UPDATE: Woman jailed in stabbing death of 82-year-old man found in vehicle in Dayton

UPDATE: Woman jailed in stabbing death of 82-year-old man found in vehicle in Dayton
Vivian Mims (Courtesy/Montgomery County Jail)

DAYTON — UPDATE @ 10:52 p.m. (June 18): Vivian Mims, 63, remains in the Montgomery County Jail on preliminary charges of murder and felonious assault in the killing of 82-year-old Bobby Mims, who was found dead of multiple stab wounds in a vehicle on Locus Street.

Vivian Mims on April 25, 2013, was convicted of felonious assault involving Bobby Mims and was sentenced to five years’ probation with community control sanctions that prohibited her from having contact with him or being within 1,000 feet of him, according to Montgomery County court records.

The community control sanctions were terminated on May 13, 2016, the court finding “the offender has abided [sic] by all the sanctions of community control previously imposed, and it rehabilitated to the extent that the community control period should be terminated.”

Content Continues Below

INITIAL REPORT (June 17)

An 82-year-old man was found stabbed multiple times Tuesday and his death is a homicide, according to public records.

The victim, Bobby Mims, was found dead inside a vehicle on Locust Street near North Main Street around 3:10 p.m.

According to a 911 call obtained by News Center 7, a family member called 911 to report Mims had been killed by a woman and that the woman was attempting to kill herself.

When police got to the scene, the woman was still in the vehicle with Mims.

“The female was trying to ingest bleach, so the officers forced their way into the car to prevent the female from causing additional harm to herself,” said Dayton Police Sgt. Mike Godsey. The woman was taken to the hospital, where she is in stable condition, police said.

No arrests were listed in the police incident report and Godsey said police will present the case to the prosecutor’s office for consideration of charges.