Woman arrested in fatal stabbing of Kannapolis man


Credit: Kannapolis Police Department

KANNAPOLIS, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) — Kannapolis Police have arrested a woman in connection to a stabbing death. 

Just before 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday April 11 a man was found lying in the road in the 4500 block of Tiffany Dr. in Kannapolis.

Officers arrived on scene and found that the man appeared to be dead from several stab wounds. The victim was later identified as 50-year-old Kelly James Taylor. 

Following an investigation, Kannapolis Police arrested Jackie Marie Jacobs, 50, on April 16 in connection to the murder.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Kannapolis Police Department at (704) 920-4000, or call Crime Stoppers at (704) 932-7463. 

A reward is available for anyone providing information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) in this case.

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