(KMOV) – A woman is in custody 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.
His 69-year-old wife was later arrested. Police did not release details on a possible motive for the stabbing.
St. Louis County police said they were handling the case for the Town and Country Police Department.
The house where the man was killed is a brick home with a tennis court and outdoor pool.
Country Life Acres, incorporated in 1949, has about 70 residents. It’s located west of Interstate 270 and near Des Peres and Clayton roads.
Additional information on the case was not immediately available.