MEDFORD (CBS) – A woman was ordered held without bail Monday charged with killing her husband in Medford.
Police found 34-year-old Troy Burston wounded outside a home on Exchange Avenue at 10:40 p.m. Sunday. He was not wearing a shirt and had been stabbed in the chest.READ MORE: Vigil Held For Capitol Police Officer Billy Evans In Hometown Of North Adams
He was rushed to Lawrence Memorial Hospital where he died.
WBZ-TV’s Sera Congi reports
Police arrested his wife, 39-year-old Shawntina Burston.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Investigators say the two had come home from a party and began arguing and hitting each other. She allegedly found a hickey on his neck and stabbed him with a cooking knife.
“This is another troubling incident of domestic violence turned fatal,” Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone said in a statement Monday.
“We allege that the victim was fatally stabbed by his wife during an argument, sadly leaving two young children behind.”MORE NEWS: Mass. To Receive Significantly Less Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine Doses Next Week
Shawntina Burston pleaded not guilty at her arraignment Monday in Somerville District Court.