Husband Charged With Attempted Murder in Meat Cleaver Attack

Authorities say his critically injured wife, Hui Zhen Liu, suffered about 60 wounds on May 23

Friday, Jun 1, 2012  |  Updated 8:36 AM EDT
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Husband Attacks Wife With Meat Cleaver: Sources

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Hero in Meat Cleaver Attack Talks to NBC 4 NY

Police say a Queens man struck his wife in the head 12 times with a meat cleaver during an argument at their home Wednesday morning. Juan Dapena intervened and may have helped save her life. Gus Rosendale reports.

Husband Attacks Wife With Meat Cleaver: Sources

A Queens man struck his wife in the head 12 times with a meat cleaver during an argument at their home Wednesday morning before he chased her outside and was grabbed by a passerby, law enforcement sources told NBC 4 New York.
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A man accused of a meat cleaver attack on his wife is being held without bail.     

 

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown says Kang L. Wang of Flushing is due back in court on June 14.     

 

Authorities say his

critically injured wife, Hui Zhen Liu, suffered about 60 wounds on May 23

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The defendant was arraigned Thursday on charges of second-degree attempted murder, assault and weapon possession.     

 

His attorney did not immediately return a call for comment on Friday.     

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