Queens Man Arrested for Stabbing Wife to Death: Cops

Friday, Aug 17, 2012  |  Updated 1:20 PM EDT
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Queens Man Arrested for Slaying Wife: Cops

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A Queens man has been arrested and charged in the stabbing death of his wife Thursday, police said.

Ganesh Seelall, 39, was taken into custody after police discovered his 29-year-old wife Samantha Seelall with multiple stab wounds to her chest inside their Richmond Hill home. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said Ganesh Seelall was intoxicated when they arrived at the home.

A law enforcement source confirmed Friday there was an order of protection in place against the husband.

He  has been charged with murder, aggravated criminal contempt, tampering with evidence and criminal possession of a weapon.

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