Union Township woman charged with fatally stabbing husband

A Union Township woman has been arrested and charged with stabbing her husband to death on Monday, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Tuesday.

Julia Morris, 73, is charged with murder in connection with the death of 80-year-old George Morris.

Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force arrived at the couple’s home on the 300 block of Revere Avenue in the Vauxhall section of Union Township shortly after 4 p.m. Monday to find the body of George Morris inside. Julia Morris was transported to Overlook Hospital in Summit under police guard for observation and treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

Bail was set at $300,000 by state Superior Court Judge Regina Caulfield.

This matter remains under joint investigation by the Homicide Task Force, the Union Township Police Department, and the Union County Sheriff’s Office ID Unit.