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Woman arrested in killing of husband in Salina

Authorities have arrested a woman in the killing of her husband in Salina.

Sixty-year-old Melani Grubbs was booked into jail on suspicion of second-degree murder and being a felon in possession of a firearm in the death of her husband, 52-year-old Phillip Grubbs Jr.

Police say emergency crews found him dead Saturday while responding to an emergency call.  Police haven’t said how he died.

Corrections records show Grubbs has a previous conviction for theft and had been out of prison since September 2017.

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