Armando Quispe Rodriguez, is suspected of stabbing his wife and calling 911 to report they were both attacked.
(Charles County Sheriff’s Office)
A Maryland corrections officer cuffed and shackled his wife, stabbed her multiple times and then called 911 to pin the attack on someone else, police said.
Armando Quispe Rodriguez, 45, was charged after his wife, who remained in serious condition Wednesday — was found with multiple stab wounds in a house in Charles County, FOX5 DC reported on Tuesday.
The authorities were called to Rodriguez’s home just before 2 a.m. Friday after receiving a 911 call in which Rodriguez told the authorities that he and his wife had both been stabbed in an attack, police said. When the detectives investigated the incident, but she began to believe in a different scenario had played.
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The researchers came to the defendant Rodriguez, corrections officer at Prince George’s County Department of Corrections, had attacked his wife while she was sleeping, and then handcuffed her and tied her ankles with chains.
He then allegedly stabbed her several times in the next few hours as she was tied up.
When police arrived, they found Rodriguez with cuts on his hands. His wife was in the basement.
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They were taken to nearby hospitals. When Rodriguez was released from the hospital, he was indicted for attempted murder in the first degree violence, false imprisonment and other related charges.
The authorities have not said what the motive for the attack may be.
Rodriguez was placed on a leave without pay after the incident.
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