Police: Bradenton man stabbed wife to death

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Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013 3:51 pm | Updated: 10:28 am, Fri May 17, 2013.

BRADENTON - Police are investigating a fatal domestic stabbing and possible attempted suicide at a Bradenton home Wednesday night.

It happened around 10:20pm in the 2000 block of St. George Drive East.

According to the Bradenton Police Department, authorities received a 911 reporting a stabbing in progress at the location.  Officers arrived to find Sean Mudgett stabbing his wife Karen and himself.

Sean was taken into custody and both he and Karen were rushed to area hospitals for treatment.

Karen Mudgett was pronounced dead about an hour later.  Sean Mudgett was reported to be in intensive care, but expected to survive.

The Investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jim Curulla at 941-932-9311.

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