Gilbert woman is accused of killing her husband with hammer

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Husband ending up dying from attack

GILBERT -- A Gilbert woman is accused of killing her husband with a hammer.

According to the Gilbert Police Department, on Jan. 14 Marissa Devault hit her husband with a hammer while he was lying in bed. She was initially arrested and booked into jail for the aggravated assault. She posted bond and was released from jail.

On Feb. 9, Dale E. Harrell, 34, died as a result of his injuries.

Gilbert police Sgt. Mark Marino said Davault was arrested and charged with the homicide on Friday.