Man arrested for attempted murder of wife

A man in his sixties has been arrested for the attempted murder of his wife at their Icelandic home.

 

The man was arrested at his house in the Austurbaer area of Reykjavik yesterday morning, Visir.is reports.

 

The man is accused of having attacked his wife, who is in her forties. She was resuscitated at the scene and rushed to the Landspitali hospital, where her condition is described as very serious. The woman is being held unconscious on a ventilator  the the intensive care unit.

 

No more information has yet been made available by the Reykjavik police.