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Cops: Wife stabs husband, fakes home invasion

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  • Sandra Melgar, 54, is accused of murder in the death of her husband Jaimie Melgar, 52
  • The wife and husband were found tied up in separate closets inside their home
  • Husband was stabbed to death, wife allegedly claimed it was robbers

A Houston wife and mother is facing murder charges in the death of her husband after the couple were found in separate closets inside their home the day they were set to celebrate their wedding anniversary. 

Family members of Sandra and Jaimie Melgar came to the house for the party and discovered both the wife and husband tied up in different closets.  The husband was stabbed to death. 

Sandra Melgar allegedly told police she blacked out and does not remember what happened or how she ended up in the closet. 

Melgar’s attorneys tell Nancy Grace producers they plan to plead not guilty at Melgar’s arraignment next week.  

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