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DA: Man accused of killing his wife and dismembering her body has died

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Posted at 12:13 PM, Dec 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-29 12:13:41-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Erie County District Attorney's Office announced the man accused of killing his wife, dismembering her body and burying her in the backyard of their Broadway Street home has died.

54-year-old Mohammed Mused was indicted on one count of second degree murder in October for allegedly killing his wife, 42-year-old Muna Abdulrahman, on March 18, 2020. Officials say he died at ECMC on December 24, 2020. He was scheduled to return to court on January 27, 2021.

The district attorney's office says due to HIPAA no comment will be made on Mused's cause of death.

If you or someone you know is dealing with domestic violence, you can contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233, the Family Justice Center of Erie County at 716-558-7233 and Haven House at 716-884-6000.