NC woman accused of cutting off husband’s penis due back in court Friday

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BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) A woman charged with castrating her husband will return to Carteret County District Court on Friday.

Victoria T. Frabutt, 56, of Newport, faces felony charges of malicious maiming and kidnapping.

She is being held in the Carteret County Detention Center on a $500,000 bond.

The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office said that earlier in September, Frabutt had tied up her husband, James Frabutt, 61, or otherwise restrained him, and then maimed him by cutting off his penis.

At the scene, deputies recovered the man’s penis, put it on ice, and took the man to Vidant Medical Center, where he is still being treated.

In Frabutt’s first court appearance last week, District Court Judge Dave McFadyen increased her bond from $100,000 to $500,000 and added conditions that she:

  • Not leave the state pending trial of her case
  • Not possess any firearms or other dangerous weapons of any kind
  • Have no contact with the victim of any kind
  • Not go to the victim’s residence or any place where he is receiving care, pending trial

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