HATFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — A Montgomery County man has been arrested on charges he stabbed his wife to death during a domestic dispute.
36-year-old Walid Mitwalli of Hatfield Township is charged with First Degree Murder and related offenses after allegedly stabbing his wife, Mona, multiple times with a 14-inch carving knife.READ MORE: Man Wanted For Several Sexual Assaults In Center City Area Taken Into Custody
Police say they were called to the a home along the 2900 block of Denbeigh Drive shortly after 3 a.m. Friday when Mitwalli reported that his wife came at him with a knife, he grabbed the knife from her, stabbed her with it and that she was dead.READ MORE: 2 Workers Rescued After Aerial Lift Becomes Stuck On Commodore Barry Bridge
Authorities say the Mitwallis appeared to be having marital difficulties and that Mitwalli filed for a divorce from his wife in early April.
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