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Walnut woman accused of stabbing husband to death

October 25, 2011 |  7:47 am

Photo: The scene of where a woman stabbed her husband in Walnut. Credit: KTLA-TV

A Walnut woman was arrested Monday afternoon on suspicion of stabbing her husband to death.

Sheriff's officials said Socorro Mora, 43, allegedly fatally stabbed her husband George Mora, 47, on Oct. 19.

Deputies were called to to the 21600 block of Brookside Court in Walnut where they found Socorro Mora in the front yard with stab wounds and George Mora dead inside of apparent stab wounds.

Socorro Mora was transported to a hospital in critical condition. A knife believed to have been used in the stabbing was recovered from the scene.

After her arrest, Socorro Mora was being held on $1-million bail. Officials said there were no other suspects.

They gave no further details on the circumstances that led to the stabbings.


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Photo: Police investigate the fatal stabbing of a man in Walnut. Credit: KTLA-TV