UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Deputies with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department say a 78-year-old man was arrested Monday after his wife was found dead inside their University Place home.
According to deputies, the man told staff members at a local hospital that he was involved in a physical altercation with his wife.
The 74-year-old woman’s body was found inside, deputies said.
The man was arrested on investigation of homicide.
KIRO 7 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.
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