Man, 72, arrested in wife's killing

A 72-year-old resident of the Westlake district was in custody after allegedly stabbing his 69-year-old wife to death early Sunday, police said.

Los Angeles Police Officer Marjan Mobasser said the man stabbed his wife "multiple times" about 7 a.m. in their apartment in the 300 block of South Commonwealth Avenue.

Mobasser said the woman was pronounced dead when paramedics arrived.

-- Ari B. Bloomekatz

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