(ANSA) - Piacenza, May 9 - A man was arrested Thursday for slitting his wife's throat near Piacenza on Wednesday.
Abdelkrim Foukahi, a 41-year-old Moroccan stopped at a motorway service station in Veneto Wednesday afternoon, is accused of murdering his wife, Damia El Essali.
She was found in a pool of blood in their home at Borgonovo near Piacenza on Wednesday morning.
The man, who was missing with their two children aged two and four for several hours, was tracked down thanks to his car number plate which showed up at an A4 motorway entry point.
The man has been taken to a prison in Venice.