Suspect charged with wife’s murder dies

The man charged with the murder of his wife has died.

Manuel Antonio Ramos, 70, allegedly fatally stabbed his common-law wife Santos Lydia Ventura on June 7, 2015 on the 1400 block of T Street, NW.

Ramos died on May 15, 2016, at Washington Adventist Hospital, according to the motion filed by the government.

The 70-year-old suffered from a stroke after the alleged murder and had been at St. Elizabeth Hospital since then.


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