Crime

Marcelo Ochoa-Sanchez stabbed Karen Escobar in street, then returned home for new knife (70)

Update: Marcelo Ochoa-Sanchez has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Karen Escobar -- and no wonder. According to police, Ochoa-Sanchez stabbed Escobar in the street in clear view of numerous witnesses -- then went back to his apartment, grabbed another knife and returned with the intention of stabbing her some more.
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