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Woman arrested for allegedly killing husband in Gilbert

Nov 28, 2023, 5:52 AM | Updated: 6:12 am

Mugshot of Ivanka Koleva, who was arrested Monday, Nov. 27, 2023, for alleged involvement in her hu...

Mugshot of Ivanka Koleva, who was arrested Monday, Nov. 27, 2023, for alleged involvement in her husband's death in Gilbert, Arizona. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Photo)

(Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Photo)

PHOENIX — A woman was arrested Monday in connection to her alleged involvement in her husband’s death last week in Gilbert.

Ivanka Koleva, 51, was charged with second-degree murder.

The arrest came after authorities responded to a welfare check request at the couple’s home at Guadalupe and Recker roads on Wednesday, the Gilbert Police Department said.

When officers entered, they found 49-year-old Stefan Kolev dead inside.

After evidence found at the crime scene was analyzed, Koleva was booked into Fourth Avenue Jail.

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Woman arrested for allegedly killing husband in Gilbert