Woman Stabbed To Death In Merrillville Hospital

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

Woman Stabbed To Death In Merrillville Hospital

July 11, 2014 Updated Jul 12, 2014 at 8:37 AM EDT

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Police say a woman was stabbed to death at a Merrillville, IN hospital and a man believed to be her husband was found murdered in Gary.

According to authorities, it was around 12:45 this morning when hospital staff heard an altercation in the room of an elderly woman and when they entered her room they found her fatally stabbed. As part of a well-being check, police discovered the woman's husband dead in his home around 3:00 this morning.

A man in his 40's has been taken into custody.

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