Greenfield man accused of stabbing wife to death pleads not guilty, bound over for trial

GREENFIELD, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Greenfield man has been bound over for trial after prosecutors say he stabbed his wife to death. 

Braeden Ward, 48, is charged with first degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon. 

Authorities say Ward killed his wife to end her suffering. 

On May 18, officers were called to a home on Maple Leaf Circle where they found 50-year-old Jamie Ward stabbed to death inside. 

Police arrested Ward in Franklin after a brief standoff. 

According to a criminal complaint, Ward admitted to killing his wife on May 4, because she suffered from chronic pain. 

In court on Friday, June 10, Ward pleaded not guilty. 

He's being held on $1 million cash bond. 

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