Suspect Named In Kinston Stabbing

Kinston police have named a suspect in Wednesday's stabbing on East Vernon Avenue.

Warrants have been obtained charging Marcus Parker with attempted murder.

The 25-year-old man is accused of stabbing Anita Child in the stomach and back area around 1:20 p.m. The woman was transported to Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

If you have seen Parker you should call Kinston Public Safety at (252)939-3160 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at (252)523-4444.


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A woman was stabbed Wednesday afternoon and Kinston police say an arrest of her attacker is pending.

Police say Anita Child was stabbed twice in the stomach and back area around 1:20 p.m. on East Vernon Avenue.

The 36-year-old woman was awake and speaking with officers and taken to Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Police say a possible suspect has been identified.


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  • by Anonymous on Mar 25, 2011 at 06:39 AM
    How can u do this to another human being.
  • by think about it on Mar 24, 2011 at 07:04 PM
    If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it must be a duck.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 24, 2011 at 04:33 PM
    This is the reason I drive 45 mins one way to work in Kinston. There is absolutely no way I will EVER buy a house in or near this "All American City"
  • by Hollywood Location: Pitt Co on Mar 24, 2011 at 03:50 PM
    Dear Mr. Judge, When this man comes to your court room for trial, DO YOUR JOB.
  • by BLAHammed on Mar 24, 2011 at 12:50 PM
    This one goes out to lavon from another report on WITN web site.Why am I not surprised."Typical".
  • by Me on Mar 24, 2011 at 10:36 AM
    TO: BOXER---the hospital ain't doing too good either. Didn't they have a lay off this past fall?
  • by D Location: Kinston on Mar 24, 2011 at 10:13 AM
    At 1:20 p.m.? Must of just gotten off work!!
  • by REM Location: ENC on Mar 24, 2011 at 09:37 AM
    See... I told y'all that we need to ban all knives! If we did, it would work just as well as the gun bans... oh wait...
  • by Brandon Location: Greenville on Mar 24, 2011 at 09:00 AM
    Just another fine citizen of Kinston. I could have sworn I have seen him in about 50-100 other WITN headlines this past month... ?
  • by Brandon Location: Greenville on Mar 24, 2011 at 09:00 AM
    Just another fine citizen of Kinston. I could have sworn I have seen him in about 50-100 other WITN headlines this past month... ?
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