Burlington cleaver attack: Husband accused of killing wife, injuring mother-in-law

Oct 8 2017October 8, 2017 no comments

Man allegedly used meat cleaver to kill wife, injure mother-in-law

Gurung was being held on suspicion of second-degree murder and attempted murder, the Free Press reported. He was expected to be arraigned Friday.The 8-year-old child of Gurung and Khadka was at school at the time and was not harmed.
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The front door of the gray, two-story clapboard house with a small porch remained ajar at 6 p.m. Thursday. At least three uniformed Burlington police officers and three marked cruisers remained at the scene. Later, around 7:30 p.m., the Vermont State Police’s crime scene command post vehicle arrived.

The attack began at about 2:30 p.m. in the kitchen of 72 Hyde St. and spilled out onto the street. Khadka suffered wounds to her skull, arms and hands, the chief said. Rimal suffered severe head injuries, del Pozo added.
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The attack is believed to have begun about 2:30 p.m. in the kitchen of a home at 72 Hyde St. and spilled out into the street, police said. Neighbors tried to intervene but were worried about being attacked themselves.

He is expected to be arraigned Friday morning in Vermont Superior Court in Burlington. Jail records show Gurung was being held Thursday night on suspicion of second-degree murder and attempted murder. 

The suspect, 34-year-old Aita Gurung, was released from a hospital earlier in the day after a voluntary mental health evaluation, his father-in-law told police. Around 2:30 p.m. at a home on Hyde Street, police say he attacked his wife, 32-year-old Yogeswari Khadka, with a meat cleaver, striking her skull, arms and hands. Gurung also allegedly attacked his mother-in-law, 54-year-old Thulsa Rimal, injuring her head.Oct 12 2017, 5:55 PM no commentsA neighbor told necn affiliate NBC 5 News that he heard a woman screaming.

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