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Wife allegedly stabbed to death by husband was pregnant

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Anthony Goffinet. Source: Vanderburgh County Jail Anthony Goffinet. Source: Vanderburgh County Jail
Authorities say it all began with an argument between the couple at the Taco Bell restaurant on Green River Road. Authorities say it all began with an argument between the couple at the Taco Bell restaurant on Green River Road.

Investigators have learned that Kathleen Goffinet was pregnant at the time of her death.

Her husband, Anthony Goffinet is currently charged with the murder of his wife. 

The Evansville Police department, today, says it is not clear at how far into the pregnancy she was. Investigators believe her husband is the father of the unborn child.

Investigators have been in contact with the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor's Office to discuss what, if any, additional charges Anthony Goffinet might face in this case.

He was taken into custody late Saturday night.

Authorities say it all began with an argument between the couple at the Taco Bell restaurant on Green River Road around 10:20 p.m. Saturday night.

Police say Kathleen was stabbed during that argument and then ran across the street to Lone Star Steakhouse where she worked.

Police say the couple's 3-year-old child was present for the stabbing. 

When officers arrived on Saturday night they say they found Kathleen in the restaurant's back parking lot with a stab wound on the right side of her chest. Officers say she was bleeding heavily and her fellow employees were trying to help her out.

She was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center where she died.

"We responded, she named the suspect who stabbed her. He had left in a vehicle. We found the vehicle a short time later, and he was taken downtown for questioning," Bonenberger said.

Officers say her husband Anthony was located on Fares Avenue where he was the passenger in a vehicle being driven by a female.  Authorities have not identified that woman.

Police say Goffinet's young child was in the back seat.  Officers say there was blood on the child's hands and clothing.

"There is some debate as to what the child will actually be able to recall as she gets older. Of course, our hopes is that she won't be able to remember vividly what happened," said Sgt. Jason Cullum with EPD.

That child has been placed with family members.

A friend of Kathleen Goffinet has set up two accounts for Kathleen's children at Old National Bank. The accounts, For Benefit of Angel Goffinet and For Benefit of Michael Freeman, are to save money for the children's college expenses. Contributions to these accounts can be made at any Old National Bank.

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