Kinston Man Has Throat Slashed by Neighbor

Emanuel Pigford heard his dogs barking and went into his backyard to check it out. When he did, Kinston police say he was surprised by his neighbor, 41-year-old Thomas Sutton, who then slashed his throat. The incident happened on East Shine Street. Lawmen say Sutton was there hiding from police after being involved in a domestic dispute incident at his home. Pigford was airlifted to Pitt County Memorial Hospital where he is listed in stable condition.