Man charged with capital murder after stabbing couple in their Alabama home

Published 3:18 pm Friday, October 23, 2020

A man is facing two capital murder charges and an attempted murder charge in connection with a Thursday night assault in Auburn.

Zhuobin Wang, 21, has been charged with tw​o counts of capital murder and one count of attempted murder after forcibly entering a couple’s home and ultimately stabbing the two victims. When police arrived on the scene they found the two victims – believed to be a husband and wife – suffering from multiple stab wounds. Wang is reportedly an acquaintance of the victims.

An Auburn Police spokesperson said one of the victims died last night at East Alabama Medical Center, while the other is still being treated in the intensive care unit at Piedmont Columbus Regional.

Wang is being held at the Lee County Jail without bond.

The case remains under investigation by the Auburn Police Division. Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 334-501-3140 or the Tip Line at 334-246-1391.