Denver man accused of stabbing wife to death

Michael Burnette faces first-degree murder charge

DENVER - Denver's District Attorney charged a 55-year-old Denver man in connection with the stabbing death of his wife Wednesday.

Michael Burnette was charged with one count of first-degree murder after deliberation in the death of his wife Rebecca Knox.

According to a DA spokeswoman, Burnette stabbed his wife after the two got into a fight at their home on Oct. 24.

Burnette was arrested shortly thereafter. He is in custody at the Denver Detention Center without bond.

His next court appearance is Nov. 2.

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