LAWTON, Okla._Herbert Dale Haynes has now been officially charged with second degree murder in the death of his wife Irene Haynes.
Herbert Haynes is accused of stabbing his wife multiple times in the head and neck at the Budget Inn on January 22nd after the couple had an argument. When police arrived they found Irene also had deep defensive wounds on her hands in addition to the stab wounds. Herbert Haynes kept repeating to police "she is dead inside, it was self defense."
There were four knives sitting out in plain view in the motel room. Hayne's bond is set at $500,000.