1 child dead, 2 adults injured in domestic violence incident at UNC-Chapel Hill


A five-year-old was stabbed to death following a domestic violence incident at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Sunday morning.

According to UNC Police, the incident happened around 12:10 a.m. Sunday in a single-family home at UNC’s Baity Hill, which is an apartment complex that houses graduate students and student families.

Authorities said three individuals — a husband, wife, and their child — were involved in the incident and a knife was used as a weapon.

Details on what led to the death are unclear. The three were residents, investigators said, and the father is a graduate student at UNC.

The child was fatally wounded and the husband and wife were transported to a nearby hospital for medical treatment, authorities said

UNC Police said the investigation is ongoing and no names have been released.

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