Man stabs wife to death in their Queens apt., taken into custody after fleeing

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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police arrested a man for fatally stabbing his wife in their Queens apartment early Thursday.

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According to the New York Post, the victim’s 50-year-old husband fled in a black Nissan Rogue SUV and drove to East New York, called 911 and confessed that he had stabbed his wife two hours earlier and threatened to kill himself.

Officials responded to the apartment on Beach 58th Street in Edgemere around 3:30 a.m. and discovered 43-year-old Ivette Villar lying on a bed unconscious and unresponsive with stab wounds to her upper torso.

Villar was pronounced dead on the scene.

The husband was in custody as of Thursday morning, and charges are pending.