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71-Year-Old Woman Stabbed to Death, Husband Injured: Police

Police found the couple at the home in Bushwick after they were called to do a wellness check, law enforcement sources said

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    71-Year-Old Woman Stabbed to Death, Husband Injured

    A 71-year-old woman was stabbed to death Saturday night in her Brooklyn home and her husband was also injured, police said. Drew Wilder reports.

    (Published Sunday, May 26, 2019)

    What to Know

    • A 71-year-old woman was stabbed to death Saturday night in her Brooklyn home and her husband was also injured, police said

    • The stabbing happened at their home in Bushwick around 6:50 p.m. on Saturday, according to police

    • No one has been arrested. The investigation is ongoing

    A 71-year-old woman was stabbed to death Saturday night in her Brooklyn home and her husband was also injured, police said.

    Police who were called to do a wellness check at the home on Garden Street in Bushwick around 6:50 p.m. on Saturday found Maria Rodriguez with multiple stab wounds to her torso, the NYPD and law enforcement sources said. 

    An 87-year-old man was found with slash wounds to his harms and a stab wound to his chest, police said. He was taken to Bellevue Hospital. 

    Law enforcement sources said the man was her husband. 

    Woman Stabbed to Death, Husband Hurt: Police

    [NY] Woman Stabbed to Death, Husband Hurt: Police

    A couple was stabbed in their home in Brooklyn, police say.

    (Published Sunday, May 26, 2019)

    No one has been arrested. The investigation is ongoing. 

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