Autopsy: Pregnant NC woman stabbed nearly two dozen times


Mark Anthony Cox and Danielle Watson (WSOC)

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Officials said an autopsy report on the death of a pregnant restaurant manager killed Jan. 13 in Charlotte was stabbed nearly two dozen times.

25-year-old Danielle Watson and her 2-month-old unborn child were killed at the Flying Biscuit restaurant. The fatal blows were to her neck and chest, the report states, according to WSOC.

Mark Anthony Cox, 22, was charged with killing her in January. He is also is charged with the murder of an unborn child, armed robbery and felonious larceny.

Mecklenburg County prosecutors said they will seek a death sentence for Cox. He is expected to make a court appearance next week.

Cox had been released from prison in November after serving time for robbery and breaking and entering.

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