Calif. woman arrested in stabbing death of her husband

April 14th, 2015 by Staff

Authorities say Mathis, 52, was living under a bridge in San Diego with her husband, whose name has not yet been released.

(CBS8.COM) SAN DIEGO, Calif. – A woman is in custody accused of stabbing her husband to death in the East Village.

The stabbing happened at about 4:46 p.m. on Sunday in the1800 block of Commercial Street.

San Diego police say they found the victim bleeding profusely from the neck wound. He was transported to UCSD Medical Center and was pronounced dead.

Police say they arrested the wife, 52-year-old Sandra Louise Mathis for murder. She is being held at the Los Colinas Detention Facility.

Officers say the couple was married and living under the bridge. They are not releasing his identity until all family have been notified.

Homicide detectives say several witnesses saw the stabbing and reported Mathis as the suspect.

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