BRYANS ROAD, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland corrections officer is accused of attacking his wife in her sleep and repeatedly stabbing her with a knife.
News outlets report 45-year-old Armando Quispe Rodriguez, a Prince George’s County corrections officer, was arrested Monday on attempted murder and other charges.
Authorities say officers went to a home Friday after a reported stabbing and found Rodriguez with cuts and his wife in the basement with multiple stab wounds.
WTOP-FM reports investigators say Rodriguez attacked his wife in her sleep, binding her ankles in shackles, and handcuffing her.
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Diane Richardson, with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, says it appeared the woman was stabbed more than 20 times.
The woman remains in serious condition.
It’s unclear if Rodriguez has a lawyer.