Wife charged in stabbing death of husband near Town and Country home

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on July 18, 2013 at 7:52 AM

Updated Thursday, Jul 18 at 9:12 PM

(KMOV) – A woman was charged after her husband was stabbed to death at a home in a small village near Town and Country early Thursday morning.

St. Louis County police said they responded to a call of a stabbing in the 14 block of Country Life Acres around 12 a.m. and found 76-year-old Ivan Mullenix Sr. dead.

The victim's wife, Mary Mullenix, 69, was charged with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and tampering with physical evidence. 

A family member reported the domestic incident to police.

St. Louis County police said they were handling the case for the Town and Country Police Department.

Country Life Acres, incorporated in 1949, has about 70 residents. It’s located west of Interstate 270 and near Des Peres and Clayton roads.

A $500,000 bond for Mary Mullenix has been issued

 

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