Columbus police confirm husband arrested in wife’s stabbing death

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Columbus Police say the husband of a woman stabbed to death on Saturday, May 25, has been arrested for her murder.

Police say 39-year-old Marcus King is charged with murder under the Georgia Family Violence Act, aggravated assault, possession of a knife during the commission of a crime, and cruelty to children in the 3rd Degree.

Police say they found 34-year-old De Ann King suffering from multiple stab wounds at a home on Dorsey Drive around 12:15 Saturday afternoon.   She died about an hour later at the hospital. De Ann King leaves behind four children. 

Police say her husband, Marcus King, is scheduled to appear in court next week.     

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