SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — An Orange County woman is accused of stabbing her husband in what police suspect was an attempted murder-suicide.
32-year-old Michelle Gutierrez was charged with murder with a sentencing enhancement for the personal use of a deadly weapon.READ MORE: DEA Agents Going Online In Effort To Catch Drug Dealers, Distributors
She was being held on $1 million bail in her husband’s death.
Police were called to the 1000 block of West Bishop Street about 9:30 a.m. last Thursday for a domestic disturbance incident, according to Santa Ana police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna.
Gutierrez was found with serious knife wounds to her upper chest area and was taken to a hospital for her injuries.READ MORE: Report: Orange County Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans Up 1,200%
Investigators found her husband’s body inside the house, suspecting that it was a failed murder-suicide attempt.
The couple’s two children, aged 9 and 10, ran to a relative’s home during the dispute, Bertagna said.
The man’s full name has not yet been released.MORE NEWS: OC Receives More Than 83,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses In Single Day
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