Carolina Teacher Dawn Kavanaugh Murder Charges Dropped - Update
(Mooresville, North Carolina) Murder charges on Dawn Kavanaugh have been dropped. Evidence reportedly supports the claim of self-defense in the stabbing death of Robert Ketchum.
Carolina Teacher Accused of Murder
[Previous 2/18/13 post]
(Mooresville, North Carolina) A 42-year-old sixth-grade teacher at Lakeshore Middle School, Dawn Bridget Kavanaugh, has been accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death during a domestic dispute.
Kavanaugh was arrested yesterday after cops found Robert Ketchum, 43, dead from a stab wound to the chest.
Ketchum — who had previous convictions for robbery, larceny, drug possession and DUI — was taken to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte but died.Note that Kavanaugh was last year's "Teacher of the Year" for Lakeshore Middle School.
Neighbors said he appeared to be drunk as he lay in pain on the driveway.