WASHINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) — The woman who is facing charges in connection with last month’s stabbing death of an elderly woman in Washington County has been held for trial.
Diane McClelland, 48, was arrested last week. She was in court this afternoon for a preliminary hearing.READ MORE: Urban Redevelopment Authority Accepting Renovation Proposals For Old Beltzhoover Elementary School
The victim, 92-year-old Evelyn Stepko, was stabbed in her Coal Center home back on July 18.
McClelland is the wife and stepmother of the other two suspects – David A. McClelland and David J. McClelland.READ MORE: Fayette Co. Ranks 9th In COVID-19 Vaccination Rates In Pa.
Police say 56-year-old David A. McClelland is accused of burglarizing Stepko’s home in the past. He has been ordered to stand trial as well.
Authorities also charged his son, 36-year-old David J. McClelland, who is on leave from his job as police officer in Washington Township, Fayette County.
Diane McClelland is facing charges of conspiracy and hindering apprehension.MORE NEWS: Indiana Teacher Fired After Sex Abuse Charges In Ohio