According to police in Oregon, a 70-year-old woman was arrested after she stabbed her husband in the neck in his room at a veterans´ home in The Dalles on Oct. 18.
67-year-old James Wilkerson had been living in the veterans´ home since April 2014. He had served more than two decades with the Navy and was a veteran of the Vietnam War.
Esther Wilkonson, his wife of 40 years, is being held without bail at the Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility on murder and weapon charges. The motive of the killing is unknown.