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

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

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

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Deric Davis was killed in December.

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

(Photo Courtesy: Allegheny County)

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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.

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Dan Vojtko)

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