Authorities Believe North Carolina Father of 10 Was Stabbed to Death By His Ex-Girlfriend

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Jun. 16 2023, Published 11:27 a.m. ET

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A North Carolina man was found stabbed to death over the weekend and now police have arrested his ex-girlfriend in connection with his murder, according to authorities.

Around 3 a.m. on June 10, deputies responded to a report of a person stabbed in Red Springs, according to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

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Once at the scene, officers found 51-year-old Eddie Jones deceased.

Authorities identified 35-year-old Santana Hunt as the primary suspect and she was taken into custody.

Hunt was charged with first-degree murder and booked into the Robeson County Detention Center, officials said.

She is being held without bond.

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A family member of the victim spoke with WNCN-TV and said Jones was Hunt’s ex-boyfriend and leaves behind 10 children.

Authorities said the investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding the case is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office.


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