Fremont Woman Accused in Boyfriend's Fatal Stabbing is Acquitted

WAUPACA, Wis. (AP) — A Fremont woman has been acquitted of murder after a trial in which she was accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend.

WLUK-TV reports ( ) that a Waupaca County jury acquitted Alison Roe on Monday night after about six hours of deliberation.

The 44-year-old Roe had been charged with first-degree intentional homicide for allegedly stabbing Craig Dake on March 6, 2015. According to a criminal complaint, the two argued before the stabbing.

Roe had faced a possible sentence of life in prison if convicted.

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