Mesa husband found dead in home after finding wife with other man

MESA, AZ - A Mesa husband who came home to find his wife with another man was found dead in his home after barricading himself.

The two men started fighting and stabbed each other around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to Mesa police Sgt. Tony Landato.

It happened at a home near Higley Road and Southern Avenue.

The wife removed her children and the other man from the home and took him to the hospital where he remains in critical condition.

When Mesa police arrived at the home, the husband had barricaded himself inside.

Once SWAT made entry into the home Thursday morning, they found the husband dead.

Officials are unaware whether he died from his initial injuries or from self-inflicted injuries.

The identities of those involved are currently unknown.

Madison Elementary School was on precautionary lockdown for a short time due to the incident.

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