Queens man stabs wife to death

Queens man stabs wife to death

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NEW YORK (AP) - The NYPD says a Queens man stabbed his wife to death and then stabbed himself in a suicide attempt.

Forty-one-year-old Josefa Sanchez was found with multiple stab wounds in her Ozone Park apartment early Friday. She was pronounced dead at Jamaica Hospital.

The victim's 50-year-old husband Adalberto Sanchez was arrested in the apartment.

Police say the husband was in the next room with a knife in his hand and a stab wound to his own abdomen.

The couple's three children had fled the carnage.

Sanchez was arrested on charges of second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon and child endangerment.

He was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

It was not clear whether he had an attorney.

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