The life of a township woman was saved after responding officers Tuesday morning, arrived to help the unconscious woman after her husband allegedly tried to kill her.
Evesham officers responded to Concord Road for a report of a deceased female lying in the front yard of a home at approximately 11:48 Tuesday morning.
Upon arrival, officers located the female lying in the front yard, unconscious and not breathing.
Minutes after, officers promptly administered CPR and utilized the Automated External Defibrillator, where officers were able to revive the victim.
Based on evidence at the scene, the victim appeared to have stopped breathing as a result of a physical assault.
A joint investigation by the Evesham Police Department and the Burlington County Prosecutors office resulted in the arrest of the victim’s husband, John R. Teti, 78, of Barrington.
Teti was charged with 2nd degree criminal attempt homicide, 2nd degree aggravated assault and 3rd degree evidence tampering.
He was lodged in the Burlington County Jail in default of $350,000.00 bail.
The victim was transported to a nearby hospital and reported to be in stable condition.