GROTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A 62-year-old Groton man accused of stabbing his wife to death was ordered held without bail Monday.

Gregory Fairbairn was arraigned in Ayer District Court on charges of murder and assault and battery with a deadly weapon.

Groton police officers responding to Fairbairn’s home Saturday night found Mary Fairbairn, 57, dead with multiple stab wounds, according to police.

Gregory Fairbairn was allegedly found with a knife on him and told officers he killed his wife.

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