Trial to begin in stabbing death of professor

December 3, 2008 7:02:28 AM PST
The trial of a woman accused of stabbing and killing her husband, who was also a U of H professor, starts today. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Investigators say Kristen Dewald killed her husband, Dr. James Dewald, in September of 2007 in their southeast Houston apartment. He was a professor of physics at the University of Houston.

Doctor Dewald had just started his job at U of H, a month before he was killed.

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