Woman charged with killing husband in Northumberland County

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MOUNT CARMEL, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A woman is in custody after police say she killed her husband Sunday night in Northumberland County.

Mount Carmel Township Police Chief Brian Hollenbush tells Eyewitness News that Lisa Karlaza has been charged with criminal homicide after the death of Richard Karlaza, her husband.

Mount Caramel police were dispatched to a house on Back Street just before 6 p.m. Sunday evening. The coroner was on the scene as well as the Pennsylvania State Police forensics unit.

Lisa Karlaza will be arraigned on Monday.

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