Prosecutors charged a 23-year-old Moanalua woman Tuesday for allegedly fatally stabbing her husband, a Marine sergeant, late Sunday night.

Evelin Iturbide was charged with second-degree murder in the death of 24-year-old Sgt. Juan Iturbide. Her bail was set at $750,000.

Police said the incident occurred at 11:17 p.m. Sunday. The woman was arrested at 12:15 a.m. Monday on Ala Kapuna Street on suspicion of second-degree murder.

Iturbide died at Kaiser Medical Center of a stab wound, the Marine Corps said in a press release. He was stationed at Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Iturbide, a native of Orange, Calif., served as a food service specialist, Service Company, Headquarters Battalion. He was awarded the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal and three Sea Service Deployment ribbons.

“We mourn the loss of Sgt. Iturbide,” said Col. Raul Lianez, MCBH commanding officer. “The sympathy and respect offered by the local community is appreciated by the Marines and families of MCBH.”


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