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Wife found stabbed to death, husband dies in motorcycle crash

Published On: Feb 19 2013 04:33:54 AM CST
Updated On: Feb 19 2013 06:04:26 PM CST

Roy and Adeline Whitehead

PUEBLO, Colo. -

Pueblo police officers are investigating an early-morning homicide. It happened shortly before 1 a.m. Tuesday at a home on the 1100 block of Mass Street. It's in Pueblo's Belmont area.

Police said 34-year-old Adeline Whitehead was stabbed to death.  Police believe the victim's husband, 35-year-old Roy Whitehead, fled the scene on a motorcycle. He crashed a short time later on Highway 50 and Baxter Road. He died as a result of his injuries. Police said he is believed to be the suspect in his wife's death.

Police said three children were in the home when they arrived. The children were taken to the police station and reunited with a family member.

We'll continue tracking this story and will update this article as we get more information.

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