Press Release from the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office:
Woman Charged in Alleged Domestic Violence Stabbing
A 58-year-old woman accused of attempting to fatally stab her husband in their Pomona home has been charged, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Doris Anna Eng of Pomona has been charged with two felony counts in case KA112729: attempted murder and injuring a spouse.
The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned [June 8th] in Department N of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Pomona Branch. Prosecutors will ask that bail be set at $2 million.
The felony complaint includes a special allegation that the defendant personally used a deadly and dangerous weapon, a knife, during the commission of the crime. Additionally, the charging document alleges that Eng personally inflicted great bodily injury on the victim under circumstances that involved domestic violence.
Prosecutors said on May 31 Eng allegedly stabbed her husband in the chest at their home.
A family member called 911 for help. When authorities arrived at the location, Eng reportedly barricaded herself in the home for five hours before surrendering to police, prosecutors added.
If convicted as charged, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of life in state prison.
The case is being investigated by the Pomona Police Department.
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey leads the largest local prosecutorial office in the nation. Her staff of nearly 1,000 attorneys, 300 investigators and 800 support staff members is dedicated to protecting our community through the fair and ethical pursuit of justice and the safeguarding of crime victims’ rights.