Man accused of stabbing former wife, leaving her at hospital

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man is accused of stabbing his former wife and leaving her at St. Joseph Hospital on Harlem Road.

Officers were called around 11 a.m. on Tuesday. Police say it is unclear whether Lewis Lopez stabbed his wife in the parking lot of the hospital or if he dropped her off there after stabbing her.

Lopez’s former wife was stabbed in the neck and suffered serious injuries. She is expected to survive and is currently listed in stable condition. Her name has not been released.

Police say they found Lopez on West Tupper in Buffalo. He is expected to be charged with felony assault. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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