A 36-year-old Israeli woman was allegedly stabbed to death by her husband in the Kodalimukku area in Kerala’s Kollam district, police said on Thursday.

The deceased, identified as Satva, was killed in cold blood by her Indiani husband, Krishnachandran, on Thursday.

Kollam police officials said that the victim’s husband was suffering from some type of disease. He stabbed her multiple times and later tried to commit suicide.

“After his suicide attempt, the accused was seriously injured and admitted to Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Hospital. The wife, however, succumbed to the injuries and was declared dead at the hospital,” they added.