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An Indian-American man arrested, for an alleged murder of his wife in San Jose, California

An Indian American man arrested for an alleged murder of his wife in San Jose California pardesi news 1463042392

In a crime where the motive is yet to be determined, a US NRI man has been arrested in San Jose, California, on suspicion of murdering his wife, at their house.

A 48-year-old Indian-American woman, Sonia Nallan has been shot dead in the US state of California with police arresting her 63-year-old husband James Nallan for her murder. The motive for the murder is under investigation.

James and Sonia had been married for decades. Officers arrived to find her with at least one gunshot wound, police said. She was rushed to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Chris Nallan, the suspect's younger brother, visited the Nallans' two-story stucco said the family is in shock’ and also adds that “the couple had a wonderful relationship”.  

About seven years ago, James Nallan suffered severe injuries in a fall while doing home repairs. And he fell into a coma for three months. Sonia Nallan cared for her husband, who was unable to work, the report said.

The victim has left behind her two sons, Sahil, 21, who attends UC Berkeley and Nitin, 20, who attends UC Irvine. 

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