Elkhart woman charged in husband's death pleads not guilty

Knesha Carruthers
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ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - An Elkhart woman charged with the murder of her husband appeared in court.

According to our reporting partners at The Goshen News, 33-year-old Knesha Carruthers pleaded not guilty.

Police were dispatched to the 300 block of West Jefferson Street for a stabbing on Saturday morning, July 27. 2019.

They found Gillam, a 33-year-old from Elkhart, with serious injuries. He died later at the hospital.

Carruthers allegedly stabbed Gillam in the chest, during a fight.

Carruthers' trial date was scheduled for November 4th. If convicted, she faces 45 years to 65 years in prison.