x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

RAK man turns himself in after body of his wife found

A husband turned himself in after a nation-wide search was launched following the stabbing death of his wife.

A man confessed to the murder of his wife at their home in Ras Al Khaimah, police reported yesterday.

The Arab suspect, age 47, had turned himself in after a national search was launched when his 38-year-old wife's body was discovered by their son on Sunday afternoon.

A witness had told police that they receive a call from the husband where he confessed to the murder of his wife and asked the friend to care for his children.

A broken knife, believed to the murder weapon, was found at the scene. The case has been referred to public prosecution.

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