Woman faces charges after stabbing spouse

Victim is expected to make a full recovery after being taken to Victoria General Hospital

A 36-year-old Zeballos woman has been charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of her 47-year-old spouse in Zeballos on Sunday.

Philip Billy was stabbed by Marguerite John during an argument at their house in Zeballos, Sgt. Craig Blanchard of Port McNeill RCMP said in a news release. Billy was taken to Victoria General Hospital for treatment and is expected to make a full recovery.

On Sunday, Marguerite John was arrested by Port McNeill RCMP officers and is currently in police custody.

John is to appear in court in Campbell River tomorrow facing a charge of Attempted Murder in the stabbing of Philip Billy.