Afghani immigrant kills wife in domestic dispute

November 21st, 2007

A MAN has been charged with the murder of his wife at their home in Melbourne’s southeast.

Police were called to a domestic dispute at the house in Michelle Drive, Hampton Park, shortly before 2.30pm (AEDT) yesterday, where they found the body of the woman, a mother of five aged in her 40s.

Two of her children, aged two and three months, were present in the house when the woman died, a Victoria Police spokeswoman said.

Her husband, Soltan Azizi, 43, was arrested at the scene and faced an out-of-sessions hearing at the Melbourne Custody Centre charged with her murder ...

Police would not confirm what injuries the woman suffered or reports the couple had emigrated from Afghanistan and had only recently moved to the neighbourhood.