Police: Man admits to stabbing wife, himself

Police say a woman is dead after a man admitted to stabbing his wife and himself inside their Mesa home.

Mesa police say officers responded to the home near Southern Avenue and Greenfield Road on December 27 after receiving a call from a man who said he stabbed his wife and himself.

When police arrived at the scene, they say they found the man and the body of his wife inside the home.

Police say initial observations at the scene corroborate the man's story of having stabbed his wife and then himself.

The man was transported to a nearby hospital in serious condition.

No one else was injured and the investigation is ongoing.