KANNUR: A businessmen stabbed his wife, who suffered serious injury on her head, and later committed suicide by hanging himself at Thalipara under Alakkode police station limits in the district. According to police, the dead was identified as Ouseppachan (45) a businessman. His body was found hanging in the nearby house by some locals. His wife Joyamma (42) who suffered serious stab injuries on her head was admitted to Pariyaram medical college hospital. Police said a family dispute was the reason for the attack. The body of Ouseppachan was also sent to Pariyaram medical college hospital for post-mortem.