Aug. 8, 2019 By Allie Griffin
A 35-year-old woman was stabbed to death inside a Jackson Heights salon Wednesday evening, police said.
At about 7 p.m., police were called to 93-05 37th Ave. and found the woman lying on the ground with multiple stab wounds to her torso, according to police. She was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
William Rivas, 39, of Corona was arrested and charged the next day with murder and criminal possession of a weapon for the stabbing. He was also taken to Elmhurst General Hospital Wednesday and treated for a laceration on his arm, according to police.
According to the New York Daily News, the victim worked at Tu S’tilo Salon and Spa, where she was stabbed and Rivas was her estranged husband. The attack occurred in front of her co-workers.
The identity of the victim is pending family notification and has not been released.