HOUSTON—An east Houston man was taken into custody late Thursday after fatally stabbing his wife in front of the couple’s three children, according to Houston police.
Police responded to a disturbance call at a home in the 12900 block of Orleans at Catherwood around 11 p.m.
They arrived to find a woman, 36-year-old Alicia Saldana Gonzalez, dead from apparent stab wounds.
Police said the woman’s husband, 40-year-old Jesus Gonzalez, had been drinking and began arguing over marital issues. He then allegedly pulled out a knife and stabbed his wife multiple times.
The couple’s three children, ages 11 to 16, witnessed the entire ordeal.
Police said the couple had a long history of fighting.