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Woman found fatally stabbed in Irving apartment

IRVING -- An Irving woman was found fatally stabbed at an apartment Friday morning after a man who claimed to be her husband walked into the complex office covered in blood and announced that he had just killed his wife, police said Friday.

When officers arrived at the scene, the man was found in the apartment office, suffering from cuts to his wrists and throat, police said.

The man, who police did not identify, was taken into custody and transported to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas where he was undergoing surgery. His condition was unavailable.

Police identified the victim as Anna Luisa Martinez, 32, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police received a call shortly after 9:30 a.m. Friday from the office at the Island West Apartments in the 2700 block of W. Rock Island Road.

The caller told police that a man told them about the killing and was lying on the office floor.

After officers arrived and took the man into custody, they followed a blood trail from the office to an apartment in the complex where they found Martinez, police said.

Authorities believe Martinez had suffered a stab wound to the chest.

Police did not release any details on a motive for the slaying.

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