New Bern man pleads guilty to repeatedly stabbing girlfriend

NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY - A New Bern man plead guilty stabbing his girlfriend multiple times, Prosecutors said Friday.

In an e-mail to NewsChannel 12, the Craven County District Attorney's Office said Carl King, 35 of New Bern, pleaded guilty to assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, inflicting serious injury. King was accused of stabbing his girlfriend in with a pocket knife multiple times following an argument in April 2012. Prosecutors said the victim, a mother, had to be transported by helicopter to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville as a result.

King, a habitual felon, was sentenced to 10-14 years in prison.

He must also pay $18,000 in restitution.

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