One Dead, One Arrested in Caldwell County Stabbing early Tuesday
A reported stabbing in Caldwell County early this (Tuesday) morning has led to the death of a Princeton woman, and an arrest of a Princeton man. Just after 5:00am, KSP received a call from the Caldwell County Sheriff’s office and responded to 511 North Plum Street in Princeton where an alleged verbal disagreement lad to a stabbing. 50 year old Penny Riley was transported to Caldwell County Medical Center where she died from her injuries. An autopsy at the State Medical Examiner’s office revealed the cause of death as a single stab wound. Troopers went to a residence on Needmore Road in Princeton where they arrested 39 year old John E Barnwell, II. He has been charged with murder and theft of an automobile. He is lodged in the Caldwell County Jail.