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Empty box of cold medicine, bloody sheets found in home of Matthew Phelps, North Carolina pastor accused of brutally stabbing wife 

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Empty box of cold medicine, bloody sheets found in home of husband accused of brutally stabbing wife
North Carolina man stretched credulity in a bizarre 911 confession in his wife’s murder, in September
Matthew Phelps thinks he may have killed wife, Lauren in his sleep at their home in Raleigh 
Phelps, 29, called the operator claiming he’d fallen asleep after taking too much cold medicine and may have accidentally killed his wife  
Lauren Ashley-Nicole Phelps, 29, was found dead from multiple stab wounds
Authorities don’t believe the crime was random act
Investigators reportedly seized the bedsheets, a knife set and an empty box of cold medicine from the home
Charged with murder and held without bond Phelps faces life in prison or the death penalty, if convicted
Investigators reportedly seized bloody bedsheets, a knife set and an empty box of cold medicine from the home of Matthew Phelps, the aspiring North Carolina pastor who told authorities he  brutally stabbed to death his wife of less than a yearPhelps, 29, was charged with murder in death of his his wife after he told a 911 dispatcher in a bizarre call last month that he woke up from a nightmare to find 29-year-old Lauren Phelps dead in the bedroom of their Raleigh home.
Phelps said he thought he committed the murder after taking too much cough medicine.

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According to the search warrant, the couple’s bedsheets, bedspread and pillowcases were seized from the home. The warrant states that the items were stained “with an unknown red substance.”

Mathew and Lauren Phelps 3.pngPolice found bloody bedsheets and an empty box of cold medicine at the home aspiring pastor Matthew Phelps shared with his new wife, Lauren
Mathew and Lauren Phelps  5.png Matthew Phelps. and Lauren Hugelmaier had been married less than a year before he killed her

Investigators also found an empty box of Coricidin Cough & Cold medicine, a knife block set, several laptops, a desktop computer and Lauren’s iPhone.
Various other items were found in the residence including a mortgage statement and receipts.
Phelps called 911 a little after 1:10 a.m. on Sept. 1 saying that his wife was dead and he thinks he killed her. Responding officers officers found Lauren Phelps dead from stab wounds in the bedroom of their Raleigh, NC home last month.

Lauren Hugelmaier Phelps6.pngLauren Phelps was found dead stabbed to death in her home after her husband told a 911 dispatcher that he woke up from a nightmare to find his wife dead in the bedroom of their Raleigh, NC home in Sept
 “There’s blood all over me, and there’s a bloody knife on the bed. I think I did it,” he said. “I took more medicine than I should have. I took Coricidin Cough and Cold because I know it can make you feel good and sometimes I can’t sleep at night.”
The couple had been married less than a year when she was murdered.
“I can’t believe I did this,” he said at another point during the six-minute call. “Oh my God. Oh God. She didn’t deserve this. Why?”
Phelps was charged with murder and is being held at the Wake County Jail without bail. If convicted, he could face life in prison or the death penalty.
 

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