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$3M bail for Lombard woman charged with killing husband

Updated: January 11, 2014 6:56PM

A Lombard woman charged with stabbing and beating her husband to death at their home was ordered held Saturday on $3 million bail.

Anka Misocevic, 56, is accused of stabbing her husband while he was sleeping Thursday morning in their home in the 800 block of Hammerschmidt Avenue.

Zeljko Misocevic was able to pull the knife from his chest and call 911, but a struggle ensued between the couple, and Anka Misocevic, armed with a baseball bat, struck Zeljko in the head, according to DuPage County prosecutors.

Around 10:30 a.m. Thursday, police officers found Anka Misocevic lying on top of her husband on the front lawn, prosecutors said.

Rescue crews took Zeljko Misocevic to a hospital, where he later died.

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