GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a 58-year-old woman told a detective she stabbed her husband with a knife because he was calling her names.
The disclosure was included in a probable cause affidavit filed in the arrest of Valerie Atcher. The woman from Cave Junction in southern Oregon is charged with first-degree manslaughter.
The affidavit says 55-year-old Eric Atcher died from a stab wound to his left inner bicep. His body was found Wednesday night in the couple’s backyard.
The Grants Pass Daily Courier reports (https://is.gd/c2Mi71 ) Valerie Atcher was arraigned Thursday. The judge set bail at $50,000 and granted her a court-appointed attorney.
Information from: Daily Courier, http://www.thedailycourier.com