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

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to Email

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

Article continues below advertisement

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.

Article continues below advertisement

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.


Become a Front Page Detective

Sign up to receive breaking
Front Page Detectives
news and exclusive investigations.

More Stories

Opt-out of personalized ads

© Copyright 2023 Empire Media Group, Inc. Front Page Detectives is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.