Murder Suspect: "I Am The Devil"

Admitted To Stabbing Husband To Death On Saturday Morning

Mitch Kelly
December 14, 2019 - 2:38 pm
Mug shot of Octavia Carter 12-16-19



LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Las Vegas Metro Police have arrested a 40 year old woman in the stabbing death of her husband.

Police were called out to the Budget Suites On Tropicana just west of I-15 on Saturday morning after the children of Octavia Carter went to the front desk to say that their dad was bleeding.

Upon arriving, police discovered a 50 year old man suffering from multiple stab wounds.

Emergency responders were called, but the man died.

According to the arrest report, Carter admitter to police that she had stabbed her husband because - according to the report “he gave him AIDS, he gave my son AIDS.". Investigators also reported Carter saying  “I am the devil, God made me this way.”  

Three children, ages 8-11, were in the room at the time of the attack. They're currently being taken care of by Child Protective Services.