WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Police say a man stabbed his wife to death in front of their children Sunday during an argument at their home in Wenatchee.
Police say their 13-year-old daughter was stabbed in an arm when she tried to intervene.
The man fled and was found after a short search. Officers arrested 40-year-old Sebastian Cortes-Aguilar for investigation of murder and assault.
His wife, 38-year-old Ortencia Arroyo Alehandre, was declared dead at the scene.
The 13-year-old girl was treated and placed in the care of godparents along with her 7-year-old brother.