Husband Accused of Nearly Beating Wife to Death with a Crowbar at Bus Stop

A man in Washington Heights, NYC, is being accused of beating his wife with a crowbar at a bus stop on Monday.

Julio Aponte, 63, beat his 49-year-old wife within an inch of her life just before 7 AM. He allegedly hopped up on a motorcycle as he fled the scene leaving his wife for dead. He was arrested not long after the attack with no resistance.

Aponte’s wife is currently in critical condition after suffering severe head trauma that caused her to go into cardiac arrest.

Aponte claimed that he attacked his wife after learning she was unfaithful. He is expected to be arraigned this week.


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