A Hudson Valley man has been arraigned on charges that killed his doctor wife, stabbing her 22 times, in their mansion home.

Julius Reich, 62, of Scarsdale was arraigned in Westchester County Court on charges of 2nd-degree murder, a felony, and 4th-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor.

According to the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office, on January 20, 2016 between 8:00 a.m. and 10:10 a.m., Reich entered the upstairs bathroom where the victim 58-year-old Dr. Robin Goldman was showering.

In what prosecutors call an ambush, Reich allegedly used an 8-inch kitchen knife to stab Goldman 22 times in the hands, chest, abdomen and back. She suffered punctures to her lung, heart, diaphragm, liver and kidney. She died at the scene.

Officials say following the attack Reich went downstairs and after some time called 911. Responding Scarsdale Police officers discovered the victim's body. The defendant was placed under arrest.

Reich is scheduled to reappear in court on n April 5. If convicted he faces a maximum of 25 years to life in state prison.