WEST HARLEM, Manhattan (PIX11) — A 68-year-old man was arrested Friday night time after he allegedly fatally stabbed his companion.
Geraldo Balbuena is accused of stabbing Lanilda Nuez, 79, Friday night time. Police responded to a name about 10:16 p.m. and located Nuez unconscious and unresponsive within the bed room of a West 144th Road condo. She had a number of stab wounds to her torso.
She was pronounced useless at a close-by hospital after being taken there for therapy.
Balbuena was taken into custody following the incident. Two knives have been recovered on scene.
Based on police, Balbuena and Nuez have been common-law husband and spouse.
Balbuena is charged with homicide and prison possession of a weapon.
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