GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A man was charged with murder after he walked into a North Carolina magistrate’s office and said he stabbed his girlfriend, police said Monday.
Greenville police said in a news release that Kelby Ivan Cox, 52, showed up at the Pitt County Magistrate’s Office around 1 a.m. on Monday, news outlets reported.
Officers were dispatched to an apartment the two shared, and they found Maynette Herbert, 46, dead from apparent knife wounds and other injuries, according to police.
Cox is being held in the Pitt County jail on a $2 million bond. It’s not known if he has an attorney to represent him. Police said an investigation into the incident is continuing and a motive has not been determined.