Mangum pleads for reduced bond


Mangum is charged with murder in the stabbing death of boyfriend Reginald Daye, 46, back in April.

Police say she stabbed Daye during an argument. He died in a Durham hospital about 10 days later.

An autopsy says a knife punctured his left lung and damaged his diaphragm, stomach, colon, left kidney and spleen.

Mangum's bond is set at $200,000. Her attorney told a judge Tuesday that her children are not allowed to visit her in jail.

The judge declined to lower Mangum's bond, but said he would revisit it later.

The 32-year-old Mangum falsely accused members of the Duke University lacrosse team of rape in 2006, and the district attorney who championed her case was later disbarred.

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