Husband arrested for allegedly killing wife in Edmonds home

A 73-year-old Edmonds man was arrested in connection with the death of his wife last week. 

Before 5 p.m. Friday, investigators said the man called 911 and reported that he tried to murder his wife. 

When officers arrived at the home, located in the 23400 block of 94th Avenue West, they went inside and found a woman dead. 

A man was detained and taken to an area hospital for a medical evaluation based on his initial statements. 

Police obtained a search warrant for the home and evidence was recovered from the scene. Family members who arrived at the scene also provided investigators information.  

After the suspect was medically cleared, he was interrogated by detectives and investigators said he admitted to the crime.

The man was booked into the Snohomish County Jail on suspicion of second-degree murder, domestic violence. 

Detectives are continuing to investigate and the Snohomish County Medical Examiner will determine the cause and death of the victim.