Daughter charged with killing father

Ashley Walters. Courtesy of the Scotland County Detention Center

The Scotland County Sheriff's Office has charged Ashley Walters, 23, with First Degree Murder in the stabbing death of her father.

The incident happened Sunday morning on Stewartsville Cemetery Road in Laurinburg, according to Captain John Edwards.

Edwards said Walters was driving her father, Robert Earl Walters, home from a family party when the two got into an argument.

He said Walters stopped the car and got out as the argument continued.

At some point, Walters repeatedly stabbed her father.

Walter's is being held at the Scotland County Detention Center.