Cudahy woman sentenced to 8 years in prison for fatal stabbing of West Allis man

CUDAHY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Cudahy woman was sentenced to eight years in prison for fatally stabbing a West Allis man in February of 2021.

Court records show Rebecca Pekrul pleaded guilty to a charge of second degree reckless homicide.

Prosecutors say she stabbed the 35-year-old victim with a kitchen knife at a home near 116th and Mitchell after inviting him to the residence.

According to a criminal complaint, Pekrul was intoxicated at the time of the incident and stabbed the man multiple times in the chest and arm.

Pekrul will serve eight years in prison followed by eight years of extended supervision.

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