A suspect who is accused of stabbing his wife to death pleaded not guilty to murder and kidnapping charges on Thursday.
Salvador Garcia-Sanchez was hospitalized for about a week after a domestic violence dispute between him and his wife turned deadly.
Police say Garcia-Sanchez physically assaulted and stabbed his wife 41-year-old Maria Gonzalez, outside of a home near Greenway Parkway and Cave Creek Road.
After Officers arrived, Gonzalez was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she died as a result of her injuries.
The couple's three children and Gonzalez's five children from another marriage were at home during the alleged stabbing.
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