Woman Charged with Husband’s Murder After Alleged Hammer Attack during Divorce Proceedings

A 42-year-old woman has been charged with murder after allegedly hitting her husband with a hammer during a domestic dispute.

A 42-year-old woman named My Tran has been arrested and charged with the murder of her husband in Arlington. The incident occurred when Tran went to her husband’s apartment to sign divorce papers, according to the Arlington police. At around 6 a.m. on Tuesday, police received a call about a domestic disturbance at the apartment complex on Sweet Gum Trail.

Tran reportedly called 911 herself and admitted to striking her husband in the head with a hammer. Upon arriving at the scene, officers discovered a 45-year-old man in a bedroom who was pronounced dead. His identity has not been released yet. Tran was found outside the apartment and detained for further investigation.

According to authorities, Tran had been asked to come to the apartment to sign divorce papers, but no additional information has been provided about the underlying circumstances that led to the alleged hammer attack.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing, and more details may emerge as the case progresses.