Washougal, Wa. -A Washougal man is now facing Murder charges after his wife dies in the Hospital. According to Police Robert Burdick, called 9-1-1 after stabbing his wife this morning. Linda Burdick was taken to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center and underwent surgery for her wounds. Burdick was arrested an charged with 1st degree assault. Once his wife died those charges were upgrade to 1st degree murder. He will be arraigned tomorrow. Robert Burdick reportadly told 9-1-1, that he wanted police to come a shoot him.

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