Sevier County Revoked Accused of Stabbing Mother Over 70 Times

Bond is revoked for a Sevier County man accused of stabbing his mother more than 70 times. Josh Carr was in court Thursday morning.

Carr is accused of killing his mother and injuring his grandmother. The incident happened September 2nd. Carr had been living with his grandmother, Anna Matthews, for over a year.

Matthews testified in the hearin Thursday that the morning of the attack Carr told her the “Lord told him not to take his medicine.” She says he’s never been violent before, but had been hospitalized for mental health issues.

Matthews says she saw Carr kills his mother, Pam Carr. Matthews says he stabbed her hand when she tried to help.

Carr is facing charges of First-Degree Murder and Aggravated Assault.

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