Mental exam ordered for man charged in wife's death

September 16, 2010

Eric Gilford, of Downers Grove, pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of first-degree murder, home invasion and intentional homicide of an unborn child.

Investigators say he stabbed Kristine Gilford in front of their 4-year-old daughter.

Prosecutors say she lived long enough to identify Eric Gilford as her killer.

He fled to Wyoming and was arrested there last month.

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