Police investigating reported fatal stabbing in Lake Luzerne
LAKE LUZERNE Warren County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a reportedly fatal Christmas Eve stabbing in the town of Lake Luzerne.
A police dispatcher confirmed the investigation but provided no other details. Sheriff Nathan York could not be reached for comment Tuesday evening.
The Post-Star reported one woman died and two others were injured. Police at the scene told the Glens Falls newspaper a man stabbed his estranged wife to death in an apartment on Lake Avenue. The suspect, identified as Clifford Burns, 46, of Troy, was in custody Tuesday night and being questioned at the sheriff’s office in Queensbury. His wife, Patricia Burns, 42, was pronounced dead at Glens Falls Hospital, according to the newspaper.