Woman Tells Everett Police She Stabbed Husband To Death To Keep Him Safe

November 13, 2018

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Everett Police received a call from a woman Monday night who told them she stabbed her husband.

Sad story into MyEverettNews.com on a murder at an Everett apartment on Monday. Here’s a brief sent in by Everett Police PIO Aaron Snell.

An Everett woman was arrested after admitting she killed her husband in Everett.

At about 7:00 p.m. Monday night, officers responded to the intersection of Everett Ave and Lombard Ave to contact a woman who called 911. Arriving officers were told by the woman that she had stabbed her husband to death in their apartment. Officers went to the Bayview Apartments (2514 Grand Ave) and confirmed there was a deceased male, believed to be in his 50’s, with stab wounds. The woman was arrested.

During an interview with detectives, the woman admitted to planning the murder.

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office took custody of the body to determine cause and manner of death and will provide identity.

The 50 year-old woman was booked into the Snohomish County Jail on probable cause for murder charges.

According to probable cause papers filed by Everett Police the woman reportedly told an officer that interviewed her that she stabbed her husband to keep him safe but she never said what it was he needed to be kept safe from. During a hearing on Tuesday afternoon a judge found probable cause to hold the woman in custody.



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