Police: Wissinoming woman slain in domestic dispute

A 49-year-old woman is dead after her husband assaulted her during a domestic dispute in the city’s Wissinoming section Tuesday afternoon, police said.

The woman was knocked unconscious during the altercation inside an apartment on Torresdale Avenue near Howell Street shortly before 4 p.m., said Officer Christine O’Brien, a police spokeswoman. Medics rushed her to Aria Health’s Frankford Campus, where she was pronounced dead at 3:48 p.m.

Police arrested the woman’s husband at the scene.

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