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November trial set for man accused in stabbing death


POCOLA, Okla. (AP) — A judge in eastern Oklahoma has scheduled a November trial date for an Arkansas man accused of killing his girlfriend with a lawnmower blade last year.

Steven Wayne Asher of Hackett, Arkansas, is charged with first-degree murder in the Aug. 27, 2018, stabbing death of Amanda Millar. He has pleaded not guilty to the charge.

According to the Southwest Times-Record in Fort Smith, Arkansas, prosecutors allege that Asher hit Millar multiple times with the blade and cut her neck while they were standing in the front yard of a home in the eastern Oklahoma town of Pocola.


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