Husband held on murder charge after woman fatally stabbed
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man accused of fatally stabbing his wife has been ordered held without bail by a judge.
Not guilty pleas were entered Monday on behalf of 43-year-old Valdir Chaves, who is charged with the murder of 38-year-old Dora Chaves during an argument Sunday in the couple’s Roxbury apartment. Prosecutors said the victim, a mother of two, sustained multiple stab wounds and later died at a hospital.
Prosecutors said Dora Chaves had called police before the stabbing and said she wanted her husband out of the apartment.
WCVB-TV reported that Valdir Chaves’ attorney, Earl Howard, is waiting to hear a tape of an interview his client had with police.