Police: Wife Stabbed Trooper Husband, Killed Self

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

UPDATE: JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- Janesville police say a woman stabbed her husband and herself during an argument, and then shot and killed herself after he left the house.

A Janesville Gazette report (http://bit.ly/1sw0gp8 ) says police identified the woman Wednesday as 31-year-old Hollie Rowan. The injured husband was Carl Rowan, a 32-year-old Wisconsin State Patrol trooper.

Authorities say officers were sent to their Janesville home Wednesday about 3 a.m. on a report of a husband and wife who'd been stabbed.

Police say they found the husband outside the home and his wife dead inside.


JANESVILLE (WIFR) – One person is dead after what appears to be a domestic incident between a husband and wife in Janesville.

Police were called to a home around 3:00 Wednesday morning after hearing that both the man and woman had been stabbed. When officers arrived, they met the husband outside and found the wife dead inside from an apparent gunshot wound.

We’re expected to learn more information during a press conference later this afternoon and will have more information tonight on 23 News at 5.


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