Police Identify 74-Year-Old Woman Stabbed To Death


UPDATED: Wednesday February 13, 2013 11:29 PM

A woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a reported stabbing in northeast Columbus Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, officers responded to a home in the 4900 block of Kingpin Drive shortly before 3 p.m. Police said a man, identified as 72-year-old Leif H. Mortensen, called 911 reporting that he had stabbed his wife and himself.

Police pronounced the wife, identified as 74-year-old Margaret R. Mortensen, dead at the scene. Leif Mortensen was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital in critical condition, where he was later stabilized.

Police said Leif did not indicate the stabbing was the result of a problem or argument.

The conditions surrounding the alleged stabbing were unknown. Homicide detectives were called to the scene.

Watch 10TV News and refresh 10TV.com for more information.

 

 

©2014 by 10TV.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.