Man accused of fatally stabbing his wife - Tucson News Now

Man accused of fatally stabbing his wife

(Source: TPD) (Source: TPD)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The adult female from Saturday night's stabbing incident succumbed to her injuries while at the hospital, according to Tucson Police. 

She has been identified as 35-year old Marcela Julie Ann Slatin. 

Her husband, Art Slatin, was arrested for second degree murder, a felony offense. 

Detectives determined that Mr. and Mrs. Slatin engaged in a physical altercation inside the residence, which resulted in Mr. Slatin stabbing Mrs. Slatin multiple times.

Tucson police officers responded to a reported stabbing incident yesterday evening at the 500 block of North Evelyn Avenue.

According to Sgt. Maria Hawke, the officers located a 35-year-old woman inside the residence. She was suffering from apparent stab wounds.

Her husband was also inside the residence, and three of their children were outside of the house in a family vehicle.

Officers rendered first aid to the female, while requesting that emergency medical personnel from the Tucson Fire Department respond as well.

When TFD arrived at the residence, they determined that the female had life threatening injuries and transported her to a local trauma center. The woman's husband and children did not have injuries.

Detectives from the Domestic Violence Unit and the Homicide Unit also responded to the residence in order to further the investigation. They indicated that a confrontation occurred inside the residence. During the course of the altercation, the female was stabbed.

Copyright 2013 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved. 

  • Local newsMore>>

  • Programs offer opportunities, summer job

    Programs offer opportunities, summer job

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:22:34 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    With graduation season in full swing young people are on the hunt for summer jobs and career opportunities.

    With graduation season in full swing young people are on the hunt for summer jobs and career opportunities.

  • breaking

    Silver Alert: Authorities looking for missing Tucson woman with Alzheimer's

    Silver Alert: Authorities looking for missing Tucson woman with Alzheimer's

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:12:49 GMT
    Mary Migatulski (Source: Tucson Police Department)Mary Migatulski (Source: Tucson Police Department)

    According to police, 83-year-old Mary Migatulski was last seen on foot in the 2500 block of Broken Arrow, near Ironwood Hills Drive and Shannon Road. 

    According to police, 83-year-old Mary Migatulski was last seen on foot in the 2500 block of Broken Arrow, near Ironwood Hills Drive and Shannon Road. 

  • ONLY ON KOLD: Restoring San Xavier Mission

    ONLY ON KOLD: Restoring San Xavier Mission

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-05-22 05:00:28 GMT
    Mission San Xavier del Bac (Source: Tucson News Now)Mission San Xavier del Bac (Source: Tucson News Now)

    SAN XAVIER MISSION (Tucson News Now) - A team of about 6 are hard at work at several projects at the San Xavier Mission.   For these workers, many look at doing the work as an honor. "It's very gratifying because we're preserving something that our ancestors built 220 years ago," said Timothy Lewis.   He's been working on different projects for almost 30 years.   He says when he's at work, nothing else matters. "You lose time," he sa...

    SAN XAVIER MISSION (Tucson News Now) - A team of about 6 are hard at work at several projects at the San Xavier Mission.   For these workers, many look at doing the work as an honor. "It's very gratifying because we're preserving something that our ancestors built 220 years ago," said Timothy Lewis.   He's been working on different projects for almost 30 years.   He says when he's at work, nothing else matters. "You lose time," he sa...

Powered by Frankly