Wife of murdered Woodland Hills hairdresser arrested

Fabio Sementilli, right, seen in an undated photo, was stabbed to death outside his Woodland Hills home on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. (KABC)

The wife of a popular hair stylist who was fatally stabbed at his home in Woodland Hills has been arrested.

Monica Sementilli, 45, was arrested Wednesday and booked on suspicion of murder. She is being held without bail.

Police are releasing few details about her arrest, including discussing to what extent it may have been in connection with her husband's death. A press conference has been scheduled for Friday.

Fabio Sementilli, 49, was found stabbed and beaten on the patio of his home on Queen Victoria Road on Jan. 23.

Sementilli, had worked for decades as a trendsetting hair stylist and served as vice president of education for the beauty products giant Coty Inc.

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