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Woman Said An Unknown Person Came Up And Stabbed Her Husband To Death. Police Say She Was The Killer.

Source: MEGA; Paducah police

Oct. 10 2022, Published 9:02 a.m. ET

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A woman stabbed her husband to death and then claimed it was an unknown attacker, police said.

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Last week, authorities arrested Cocina M. Penn, 41, in connection to the death of her husband, Robert Penn, 56.

Around 4:45 a.m. on Oct. 4, police in Paducah, Kentucky, responded to a reported stabbing. When police arrived, they found Robert Penn lying in the street with numerous cuts. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

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Cocina Penn told police she and her husband were walking around 3 a.m. when an unknown man attacked, police said.

However, police determined that wasn’t the case and she killed her husband, authorities said.

Officers arrested Cocina Penn on a charge of murder/domestic violence.


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