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Updated: Altadena Woman Arrested for Fatal Stabbing of Husband

A 47-year-old man was found stabbed in front of an apartment building in the 900 block of East Mariposa on Saturday afternoon. An arrest was made of the man's wife.

Update: The arrested woman is Breta Durham, 55, of Altadena, according to Lt. Angela Shepherd of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Original: A 55-year-old Altadena woman was arrested Saturday on suspicion of fatally stabbing her husband.

The 47-year-old man was found stabbed in front of an apartment building in the 900 block of East Mariposa Street about 1:25 p.m. Saturday, according to Deputy Guillermina Saldana of the Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau.  The man was declared dead at a hospital about 5 p.m., according to sheriff's deputies, who withheld his name.

The man's wife, whose name also was withheld, was later arrested on suspicion of murder, and a knife believed to have been used in the stabbing was recovered, sheriff's deputies said.

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