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Queens Man Stabs Wife to Death: Police

Forty-one-year-old Josefa Sanchez was found with multiple stab wounds in her Ozone Park apartment early Friday

Monday, Nov 18, 2013  |  Updated 12:30 AM EDT
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Queens Man Stabs Wife to Death: Police

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At least two people were killed and eight others were wounded in overnight shootings across Chicago Saturday, including two men shot in a Wicker Park, authorities said.

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Police say 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.
 
Information on an attorney for Sanchez was not immediately available.
 

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