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Daughter of stabbing victim says mother stabbed her father 'by accident'

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Rotonya Russell, 40, is charged with second-degree murder in her husband's death. Rotonya Russell, 40, is charged with second-degree murder in her husband's death.
Deputies say Carlos Russell was stabbed in the neck by his wife. He later died from his injuries. Deputies say Carlos Russell was stabbed in the neck by his wife. He later died from his injuries.
OXFORD, N.C. -

The 15-year-old daughter of a man stabbed to death by his wife early Wednesday morning says he was "stabbed in the neck by accident."

Rotonya Russell, 40, is charged with second-degree murder after deputies say she stabbed her husband in the neck at a home on Belltown Road in Oxford.

Sheriff Brindell B. Wilkins, Jr. said 35-year-old Carlos Russell was transported to Granville Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The sheriff's office was notified about the stabbing by the couple's 15-year-old daughter who told the dispatcher that her father was "stabbed in the neck by accident."

Rotonya Russell is being held on a $100,000 secured bond.

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