Malayali nurse stabbed to death by husband in US

An Indian nurse has been killed outside a hospital in the US after she was stabbed multiple times and struck by a vehicle, in what police in South Florida are calling an incident of domestic dispute.Merin Joy, 26, who is from Kerala, was stabbed “multiple times” by her husband while leaving Coral Springs hospital on Tuesday.

As per the reports available here, Merin was stabbed multiple times by her husband Philip Mathew alias Nevin, 34, hailing from Mannoothara house near Veliyanad in Kottayam who was later taken into custody by the US police.

Merin was working at the Broward Health Coral Springs hospital. She was fatally stabbed by Nevin when she came out of the hospital after overnight duty at a COVID ward on Tuesday around 7.40 am (5.10 pm IST). Nevin also drove his car over her at the parking lot of the hospital. Though she was rushed to Broward Health North, she succumbed to her injuries.

Nevin has been charged with first degree murder and is in the custody of the US police.