Charlotte woman charged with murder after stabbing fight
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Charlotte-area
woman with murder following a fight with another woman.
The Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that
22-year-old Dakota Lynn Castner is being held without bond in the
Cabarrus County jail on a murder charge. Deputies arrested Costner
around 3 a.m. Tuesday in a wooded area near the crime scene.
It wasn’t immediately known whether Castner had an attorney.
The victim was identified as 19-year-old Kadi Ann Paden of
Sheriff Brad Riley said Castner and the victim got into a fight
Monday night. Riley said Castner pulled out a knife and stabbed the
victim in the neck outside a mobile home near Concord. The victim
ran into the backyard of her home and died at the scene.
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