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Wilson man arrested for wife's stabbing death

Posted August 7, 2011 7:56 a.m. EDT

— 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.