JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Jersey City man is accused of fatally stabbing his mother-in-law and critically injuring his wife during a domestic dispute.
Police were called to the family’s home on Winfield Avenue around 12:30 p.m. Friday.
Authorities said after the stabbing, the man fled in a minivan. He was captured by state police after he crashed the vehicle near Exit 11 on the New Jersey Turnpike in Woodbridge Township.
The man’s mother-in-law, an 82-year-old woman, died early Saturday. Her 48-year-old daughter was upgraded from critical to stable condition.
The 53-year-old man was charged with murder, attempted homicide, weapons offenses and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Authorities have not said what sparked the stabbings or released the names of the three people.
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