Advertisement

Court documents: Woman withdraws guilty plea in deadly stabbing of Georgetown man

According to police, Cassandra Carson has pleaded guilty to a murder charge.
According to police, Cassandra Carson has pleaded guilty to a murder charge.(Georgetown Police Dept.)
Published: Dec. 21, 2021 at 9:55 AM EST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) -

correction: Georgetown Police posted on its Facebook page earlier Tuesday that Cassandra Carson had pleaded guilty to a deadly stabbing last week. They have since deleted that post. According to court documents, she withdrew that guilty plea Tuesday morning. The case is still pending.

Cassandra Carson is the suspect in the stabbing death of 36-year-old Mathew A. Turner, of Georgetown.

It happened back in July 2019.

Police responded to the Mill Townhouse Complex on Iron Loop Path, behind Lowe’s, after a woman reported hearing a thud outside her window and found Turner on the ground.

Police say they found Turner dead on the sidewalk when they arrived. He had a stab wound to the neck.

Police said at the time of Turner’s death Carson was also in violation of an emergency protective order.

Get the WKYT News app on ROKU, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.
Get the WKYT News app on ROKU, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.(WKYT)

Copyright 2021 WKYT. All rights reserved.