Long Island man arrested for wife's death
NEW YORK - A Long Island man is accused of killing his wife during a fight in their home.
Nassau County Police arrested John Gerges, 60, of Merrick on Sunday in the death of his wife Marvat Gerges.
The 58-year-old woman was found dead in their Lindgren St. home on Saturday afternoon.
Police say that Gerges killed her during a "domestic altercation" and arrested him on second-degree murder charges.
He was due to be arraigned on Monday in Hempstead. It was unclear if he had a lawyer who could speak on his behalf as he remained jailed.