Rockland Man Arrested, Charged with Killing Wife

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A Rockland man was arrested and charged with stabbing his wife to death, according to the Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz’s office.

Police responded to reports of a stabbing in Rockland around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday and found 52-year-old Patricia Langley lying in her driveway suffering from an apparent stab wound. Neighbors were trying to help Langley when authorities arrived.

She was taken to a nearby hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.

Langley’s husband, 56-year-old Richard Langley, was arrested and will be arraigned on murder charges on Thursday in Hingham District Court.

Police are still investigating Langley’s death.



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