Man accused of killing wife in front of own children
Posted at: 10/06/2013 6:22 PM
| Updated at: 10/06/2013 10:12 PM
By: Jeffery Gordon, KOB.com
An Albuquerque man is in jail after being accused of stabbing his wife to death in front of their children.
Jerry Chavez is facing murder charges.
Bernalillo County Sheriff’s deputies say the stabbing happened at a home near Edith and Montano on Saturday night.
They say Chavez stabbed is wife, Sandra, several times with three different knives.
The couple's 12 and six-year-old sons witnessed the entire incident.
The oldest son called police.
Deputies say Chavez is not answering their questions.
Deputies say they do not know exactly what led to the incident, but say Chavez and his wife were in the process of getting a divorce.