Man arrested for allegedly stabbing wife to death in Santa Rosa

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A Santa Rosa man was arrested on Tuesday after allegedly stabbing his wife to death.

The suspect was identified as Tunoa Meo, 51. 

According to Santa Rosa Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 2400 block of McBride Lane due to a report of a stabbing. They found the victim inside the apartment with multiple stab wounds. 

The victim was taken to the hospital, where she, unfortunately, died. 

Police found Meo at the scene and took him into custody. 

Investigation reveals that Meo and the victim got into a physical argument. Meo ended up stabbing his wife. 

Meo was booked into Sonoma County Jail on a count of murder. 

The victim’s name will be disclosed after her family is notified. 

SRPD is investigating the homicide and wants to talk to any witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to visit SRPD’s tip line HERE.


Charlene is a Bay Area journalist who hails from the small community of Fresno. Drawing from her experience writing for her college paper, Charlene continues to advocate for free press and local journalism. She also volunteers in all the beach cleanups she can because she loves the water.

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