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Monday May 30th, 2016 12:15PM

Hospitalized man to be charged with Duluth murder

By Staff
LAWRENCEVILLE - Gwinnett County police investigators say once a Duluth man gets out of the hospital, he will be charged with the murder of his wife.<br /> <br /> In a press statement, the Gwinnett County Police Department said officers responded Wednesday night at 11 p.m. to the scene of a reported stabbing at 825 Club Place in unincorporated Duluth. They said when they arrived they found Marisol Rodriguez, 32, dead from apparently stab wounds. Her husband Vicente Rivadeneira-Torres, 36, was collapsed close by with a knife protruding from his chest.<br /> <br /> Police said they believe Rivadeneira-Torres killed his wife and then tried to kill himself. An investigation indicated the two had argues just prior to the stabbing. <br /> <br /> Police said the couple's 10-year-old daughter ran from the home to get help and was not injured. She has since been released to the custody of relatives. <br /> <br /> Rivadeneira-Torres, who is expected to survive his injuries, was hospitalized in serious condition, according to the latest reports from Gwinnett County police.<br /> <br /> On Thursday, detectives obtained warrants for felony murder, two counts of aggravated assault, and one count of 3rd degree cruelty to children against Rivadeneira-Torres. Police said when he is released from the hospital, he will be transported to the Gwinnett County Detention Center.
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