SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A Westchester County man has been charged with attempted murder and after police said he strangled his wife and then called 911 on himself early Saturday morning.
Christopher Howson, 49, called 911 to report a ‘domestic incident’ around 3 a.m. Saturday, according to police.READ MORE: Gov. Cuomo Says He Will Not Resign Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations: 'I Never Touched Anyone Inappropriately'
When emergency officials arrived at the Sleepy Hollow home, they found his 47-year-old wife, who has not been identified, unresponsive and in cardiac arrest.
She was taken to Phelps Memorial Hospital Center in critical condition.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine On Long Island: Doses Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Arrive, Babylon Woman Among First To Receive Shot
Police announced on Sunday that she is not expected to survive.
Howson is being held in Westchester County jail and is due in court on Monday afternoon, police announced.MORE NEWS: Asbury Park Businesses Hopeful For A Successful Summer With Fewer COVID Restrictions Than 2020
Police have not determined what led to the incident. Neighbors told the Journal News that Christmas decorations and children’s toys were visible on the porch.