Police officials said the husband, later identified as 53-year-old Molses, was arrested and later charged with first-degree murder after he grabbed a hunting knife and stabbed his 43-year-old wife, Veronlca, to death while they were in their bed. During an interview with investigators, the husband reportedly said that he stabbed his wife because he tried to hug her two times, but she pushed him away.
The 53-year-old suspect also told investigators that he suspected that his wife was having an afair with her co-worker, but also said that he had no proof of an afair. During an interview with investigators, the husband also said that if his wife responded to his advances in bed and hugged him, he would not have killed her.
When questioned about the affair, the husband reportedly said that his noticed his wife was texting on her phone late at night. On the night of the incident, the 53-year-old man reportedly put his hunting knife on his side of the bed. Their 5-year-old daughter was also in the bed with him and his wife. At one point of the night, he tried to hug his wife, but the woman pushed him away. Molses then tried to hug her again, but the woman refused. The 53-year-old man then grabbed his hunting knife and stabbed his wife in the back.
During an interview with investigators, the husband reportedly said that his wife tried to scream, but he told her to be quiet because she would wake up the children. The 53-year-old man then stabbed the woman again. Molses then covered his wife’s body with a blanket, because he noticed that her bIood was spreading onto their 5-year-old child. The father changes his daughter’s clothes and put her back to sleep on a different bed in the same bedroom. During an interview with investigators, the man reportedly admitted that the attempted hugging was simply a test.