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.

(TM and © Copyright 2015 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2015 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)


Leave a Reply