From the Everett Herald:
STANWOOD — A Stanwood Middle School teacher was arrested Wednesday in connection with the death of his wife at their Mount Vernon home.
William R. Rodgers, 49, was being held Thursday at Skagit County Jail for investigation of second-degree murder.
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From KIRO TV:
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. —
Mount Vernon police arrested Stanwood teacher Wednesday night in the slaying of his wife, who died Monday.
Police say the 48-year old woman’s husband told them he found her unresponsive at the bottom of the stairs at their home in the 3600 block of North Woodland Place, but the fall and her injuries don’t appear to be accidental.
The 49-year-old man was arrested for investigation of second-degree murder.
Police said there was no history of domestic violence between the couple.
His bail was set at $1 million.