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67-year-old North Carolina man allegedly stabbed his cousin to death

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Source: Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office; MEGA

Feb. 18 2022, Published 9:09 a.m. ET

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A 67-year-old man has been arrested after he stabbed his cousin multiple times, killing him, according to a report.

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Everrette Martin Jr., 63, was fatally wounded by his cousin, 67-year-old Carl Martin, in the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, home they shared, WXXI 12 reported.

Officers responded to the 3300 block of Cumberland Road to a reported stabbing around 9 p.m. on Feb. 13, according to WXII 12.

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Everrette Martin Jr. was found unresponsive inside the home when authorities arrived, and he was pronounced dead at the scene, WXII 12 reported.

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Police say the cousins became engaged in an argument inside the home before the situation escalated into a fight, according to WXII 12.

Carl Martin was arrested on Feb. 15 and charged with voluntary manslaughter, WXII 12 reported.

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He is currently being held in the Forsyth County Law Enforcement Detention Center on $100,000 bond, according to WXII 12.

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Source: Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office; MEGA
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