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Robbie Williams Arrested For Fatal Stabbing Of Ex-wife In San Jose

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San Jose police today announced the arrest of a man who allegedly fatally stabbed his ex-wife last week.

Robbie Williams, 59, was arrested in connection with the stabbing, which was reported just before 5 p.m. Thursday inside a home in the 3800 block of Canyon Ridge Drive, according to police.

Officers arrived and found the victim, later identified as 64-year-old Patricia Hairston, suffering from at least one stab wound. Hairston was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

Police located Williams at the scene of the stabbing and took him into custody without incident. He was identified as Hairston’s ex-husband and was booked into jail on suspicion of murder, police said.

The case remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call Detective Sgt. Binder or Detective Tanner of the Police Department’s homicide unit at (408) 277-5283.

People wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (408) 947-STOP or visit the department’s website and submitting a tip.

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