Oregon man arrested in stabbing of wife

Posted: Sunday, January 03, 2010

ROCK CREEK, Ore. - Sheriff's deputies said a Rock Creek man is being held in the stabbing death of his wife.

The Washington County sheriff's office said 59-year-old Christine Perrault was alive when deputies reached the couple's home Saturday morning but died a short time later.

Sgt. Vance Stimler told The Oregonian newspaper that 61-year-old Steven Perrault reported the stabbing and cooperated with deputies who arrested him.

Stimler said the couple had grown children, none of whom were in the house at the time of the stabbing.



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