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Wilson man arrested for wife's stabbing death

Posted August 7, 2011

— Wilson police arrested Mark Speight, 46, Friday at his home at 2821 Herman Drive for the stabbing death of his wife, Cynthia Speight.

Police were called to the house to investigate an unconscious person. When officers arrived, they found Cynthia Speight, 43, dead of numerous stab wounds. 

Mark Speight was being held Sunday in the Wilson County Jail without bond on charges of first-degree murder.

Police did not say who called 911 or offer a motive for the killing.


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  • mariecoley12 Aug 9, 2011

    coward is all mark will ever be! how could someone be so sick & kill his wife with their children being there...shows your a cold-hearted persoN!

  • mariecoley12 Aug 8, 2011

    Mark killing Mrs.Cindi was uncalled for. Now their 2 young kids have no mom & now will have no dad. There was no reason for killing her. May god be with the family of Mrs. Cindi & her two kids. May mark be served with justice!

  • Scubagirl Aug 8, 2011

    AGAIN?????????? What the hello ever happened to just getting a divorce?

    What is up with people lately?

  • robbyh Aug 8, 2011

    Whats up with Wilson these days?