Man Charged With Stabbing Aunt In Sleep

A 21-year-old East Texas man is indicted for allegedly stabbing his aunt in her sleep.

Authorities say Dustin Wilson Taylor stabbed Martha Taylor, 48, in the chest at her Rusk County home. He allegedly broke off the tip of the knife in her chest. According to the Sheriff's Department, Dustin got a second knife and chased his aunt with it, but she was able to escape.

Dustin faces one count of attempted murder and remains in the Rusk County Jail.

Julie Tam, reporting.