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Estranged Wife Facing Homicide Charges In Connection With Husband's Death

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- A suspect in the homicide of a man from Brighton Heights is now facing charges.

Deric Davis was killed in December.

Pittsburgh Police believe his estranged wife Janet Winbush is responsible for his death.

(Photo Courtesy: Allegheny County)

In the criminal complaint, police say Winbush claimed she stabbed him in self-defense before trying to hide his body.

Afterwards, she helped search for Davis when his family asked questions.

North Side Body Found
(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Dan Vojtko)

Winbush is being charged with criminal homicide and abuse of a corpse.

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