UPDATE 5:00 PM | A 68-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing his wife to death in a frenzied attack inside their suburban Brisbane home.
Police were called to the couple’s Remick Street home in Stafford Heights at around 9.30 on Saturday morning.
They arrived to find a 69-year-old woman deceased inside the home. Police say she’d sustained “multiple stab wounds”.
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The woman’s 68-year-old husband was arrested at the scene and taken to the local police station where he spent most of the day being questioned by homicide detectives.
Police released a statement just before 5pm, confirming the man had been charged with one count of murder.
He is due to front the Brisbane Magistrate’s Court on Monday, May 1.
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