Mother of 2 stabbed to death in Silverton, husband arrested

DURANGO, Colo. - San Juan County authorities are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 32-year-old mother of two in Silverton.

The Durango Herald reports ( ) Jessica McFarland was stabbed to death at about 1:45 a.m. Friday. Her husband, Michael McFarland, was arrested and is being held on suspicion of second-degree murder.

Authorities have not said what led to the stabbing, which marks the first homicide in the town since 1985.

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