Benson Man Charged in Woman's Death
Posted August 7, 1996
BENSON — A man who called Johnston County 9-1-1 Wednesday to report he'd been stabbed has now been charged in connection of the death of the woman who allegedly stabbed him.
Rescue workers rushed to a Harnett Street house Wednesday in response to that call and found that Otis Amberson had been stabbed seven times. Amberson reportedly sent police to a house one block away where they found the body of Magdalene Porter. She had died of a gunshot wound to the chest.
Police say an apparent domestic dispute accelerated into violence.
Amberson is hospitalized and remains in serious condition