Murder trial slated to begin

Published 6:37 pm Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Jury selection is expected to begin Tuesday in the murder trial of a St. Martin man accused in the stabbing death of his wife in June 2008.

Thomas E. Carr was 67 years old when he was arrested in the death of 66-year-old Margie Faye Carr.

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd tells The Sun Herald that Carr allegedly stabbed his wife multiple times with a kitchen knife.

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Carr was initially charged with manslaughter, but a Jackson County grand jury later indicted him on a murder charge.

Byrd said the couple had been involved in an ongoing domestic dispute.


Information from: The Sun Herald,