Police: Woman fatally stabbed by husband in Haines City

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HAINES CITY, Fla. - Police in Haines City said a man has been arrested after he fatally stabbed his wife early Sunday morning.

The incident happened around 1:15 a.m. at the couple's home on Richmar Avenue in Haines City.

When officers and emergency crews arrived at the home, the suspect, 49-year-old Tommy Jones, was being held down by the victim's two adult sons.

The stabbing victim, 56-year-old Juanita Jackson-Jones, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police said her two sons were injured while trying to subdue the suspect. They were treated and released from a local hospital.

Tommy Jones was taken into custody. He is facing charges that include first degree murder and two counts of attempted murder.