Wake Forest stabbing suspect threatened to kill daughter before attacking wife, warrant says

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (WTVD) -- A woman accused of stabbing her estranged wife and her wife's aunt and uncle Tuesday night also threatened to kill her 7-year-old daughter, police search warrants said.

Rebecca Nelson was arrested Friday. She is charged with murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

According to a search warrant from the Wake Forest Police Department, Nelson confronted her wife in the front yard of a home on Fairway Villas Drive on Tuesday. Rebecca Nelson had their 7-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son with her at the time.

Police said Nelson then pulled out a knife and threatened to kill their daughter, then stabbed her wife in the neck.

Her wife's uncle, Terry Carter, and her aunt came to help. According to the warrant, Nelson then stabbed Carter several times in the chest and the aunt in the arm. Carter later died from his injuries.

Later that night, Nelson went to a convenience store in Mebane.

According to the Orange County Sheriff's Office, Nelson told employees at The Pop Shoppe she was stabbed.

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Deputies later determined she was not hurt. She was taken to the hospital.

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Nelson will appear in court Friday afternoon.
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