A man is in jail and a his wife in a Norfolk hospital after a stabbing over the weekend in Dare County.
Dare County deputies say is happened early Saturday morning on Mill Landing Road in Wanchese.
They found the victim, Kathy Montague, laying on her stomach in the front yard with five stab wounds to her stomach.
Lance Montague, Sr. has been charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. Authorities say the two are married.
Deputies say they recovered the knife from underneath the victim. She is in serious, but stable condition at Norfolk General Hospital.
The 49-year-old suspect will have his first court appearance Tuesday and is being held without bond.