North Adams Man Pleads Not Guilty
This hits close to home for folks who live on Veazie Street.
A North Adams man pleaded not guilty yesterday in Northern Berkshire District Court of murdering his 42-year-old wife, Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien.
IBerkshires.com reports that 47 year old Mark Steele-Knudslien stands accused of beating and stabbing his wife to death on Friday evening at their 107 Veazie Street residence. Steele-Knudslien was ordered held at the Berkshire County House of Correction without the right to bail and he will be back in court for a pre-trial hearing on February 7th.
According to police reports, Mark Steele-Knudslien admitted to police that he had hit Christa numerous times in the head with a hammer and stabbed her in the back with a large, stainless-steel kitchen knife