Stoughton man due in court to face charges in stabbing death of wife

Stoughton man due in court to face charges in stabbing death of wife

STOUGHTON, Mass. — A man facing deportation following the stabbing death of his wife is due in court Monday.

Ilton Rodrigues, 48, is charged with the murder of 43-year-old Telma Bras.

Police say he killed her in their Stoughton home back in May before trying to take his own life.

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Rodrigues made his first court appearance from a hospital bed in May.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement lodged a detainer on Rodrigues following his arrest.

The agency will seek his removal pending the outcome of his case.