Woman charged with stabbing husband to death makes court appearance

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) – A woman accused of stabbing her husband to death over the weekend appeared in court Monday.

New Bern Police charged 28-year-old Whitney Tankson with felony murder. It happened just before 4:30 Saturday morning on the 1100 block of Church Street.

The victim, 40-year-old Kenneth Tankson, was taken to Carolina East Medical Center where he later died of his injuries.

Tankson is being held at the Craven County Jail without bond. She’s set for probable cause hearing on June 2nd.

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