Newport woman charged with malicious castration

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On 09/10/2019, Carteret County Deputies arrested Victoria Thomas Frabutt, 56, of 202 Murdoch Rd, Newport for severing her husband’s penis.

Deputies responded to the residence just before 4am this morning where James Frabutt reported his wife tied him up and pulled out a knife. The motive for the castration is still unclear.

Deputies were able to recover the body part where it was immediately put on ice and transported to medical personnel. James Frabutt, 61, was transported to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. His condition at this time is unknown.


Frabutt was charged with “Malicious Castration” and Kidnapping. She is being held in the Carteret County Jail under a $100,000. bond and her first court appearance is for Wednesday, 09/11/2019.