Man charged in Anchorage with stabbing wife

Posted: Monday, February 01, 2010

ANCHORAGE - A 28-year-old man is under arrest in Anchorage, accused of stabbing his wife multiple times at a local hotel.

Police say Saliym Cureton is charged with attempted murder in the Saturday morning attack at the Extended Stay Deluxe hotel. He is being held on $250,000 bail.

Lt. Dave Parker says Cureton called police and told dispatchers his wife had been cheating on him and that he had a knife in his hands.

The woman, whose name has not been released, is expected to survive.

Parker says Cureton was violating a domestic violence restraining order at the time of the attack.

Police say the victim was stabbed in the head, neck, face and chest.



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