Husband stabs wife to death inside Bronx apartment: police

PARKCHESTER, the Bronx — A man is in custody after he allegedly stabbed his wife to death inside their Bronx apartment Wednesday morning, police said.

Police responded at about 3 a.m. to a call of a domestic assault at an apartment along Metropolitan Avenue and Metropolitan Oval in Parkchester, authorities said.

When they arrived, officers found Natasha Roberts, 46, with stab wounds to her torso and a 52-year-old man with stab wounds to his torso and head, police said.

Roberts was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

According to police, the couple got into an argument inside their home then the fight became physical.

Roberts’ daughter, who was in the apartment with her children during the incident, called 911 after she saw her mother on the floor and her stepfather on top of her mother, police said.

Roberts’ husband was taken to a hospital for his injuries and is in custody with charges pending, police said.

Two knives were recovered at the scene.