Autopsy: Soldier fought attacker
A Fort Bragg soldier stabbed to death in a plot police believe was created by her husband suffered wounds that suggest she fought back against her attacker, according to an autopsy made available Wednesday.
Vigil highlights military women's deaths
Several advocacy groups demonstrated Wednesday outside Fort Bragg to draw attention to what they see as an alarming rate of domestic violence in military families.
Suspect: Husband requested wife's death several times
A Fort Bragg soldier repeatedly asked an 18-year-old colleague to kill his wife and eventually offered $30,000 for the deed to be carried out, the 18-year-old told authorities in police records.
Fort Bragg soldiers appear in court on murder charges
Sgt. Richard Smith and Pfc. Matthew Kvapil are charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of Smith's wife, Sgt. Christina Smith.
Fayetteville vigil to remember recent military murders
The event will be held at the Quaker Peace Center, at 223 Hillside Ave., on Wednesday. It will include a luncheon, discussion and wreath placement in Lafayette Cemetery.
Husband arrested in soldier's death; police find knife
Police charged Sgt. Richard D. Smith, 26, and Pfc. Matthew Kvapil, 18, with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of Smith's wife, Sgt. Christina E. Smith, 29.
Army releases name of Fayetteville stabbing victim
Sgt. Christina E. Smith, 29, was stabbed in the neck while she was walking with her husband, Sgt. Richard D. Smith, near their house on Baxter Street Tuesday night, police said. She died on the way to a local hospital.