Clovis Woman Stabbed to Death

May 3, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Coroners say a Clovis mother died of multiple stab wounds to her organs.Clovis police say Cantrell Ellis broke into his wife's home and stabbed Charlotte Ellis to death early Friday morning.

She had moved out two weeks ago because she was divorcing him.

Coroners say she had wounds to her heart, a lung, and her liver as well as defensive wounds to her hands and legs. That means she tried to protect herself.

The couple's two children were at home at the time.

Cantrell Ellis is charged with murder and attempted murder, but police aren't saying who he's charged with attempting to murder.