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NYPD: Queens Man Charged With Murder After Wife Found Stabbed To Death

Stabbing File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Stabbing File Photo (credit: CBS 2)


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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 68-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of his wife in Queens.

Shahida Kazmi, 65, was found with multiple stab wounds in her home on 93rd Avenue around 2 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

Kazmi was pronounced dead at the scene.

Mustafa Kazmi was taken into custody at the scene, police said. He has been charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

The investigation is ongoing.