Watch CBSN Live

Police: North Carolina man used screwdriver to kill woman

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Police say a man stabbed a North Carolina woman in the head with a screwdriver during a robbery Friday, killing her, according to CBS affiliate WSPA.

James Michael Norton, 29, has been arrested by police in Asheville, N.C., and charged with first degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Officers found Christina Louise Kessinger, of Asheville, severely injured Friday night after she was stabbed in the skull with a screwdriver, reports the Asheville Citizen-Times. Kessinger was brought to a hospital where she later died.

Norton was arrested Saturday and is being held at the Buncombe County Detention Center without bond.

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue