Bakersfield native and former NFL player is primary suspect in wife's death

A Bakersfield native and former NFL linebacker, Anthony McClanahan is considered the primary suspect in connection to the death of his wife. 

Summit County Attorney Margaret Olsen said in a release that on Thursday, November 2nd, Keri "KC" McClanahan, 28, was found dead in the early morning hours at the Park Regency condominiums in Park City, Utah. 

Officials said the apparent cause of death was several knife wounds to her throat.

Olsen stated Anthony McClanahan was recently arrested on unrelated child kidnapping and being a fugitive from justice. 

He was a linebacker at Washington State from 1991-1993, and had a brief stint with the Dallas Cowboys.

The Olson Summit County Attorney released the following statement Saturday:

"Keri “KC” McClanahan of Arizona, age 28, was found dead in the early morning hours of November 2, 2017 at the Park Regency condominiums in Park City, Utah.

Apparent cause of death was knife wounds to her throat. Her husband, Anthony McClanahan, is the primary suspect in connection with her death. He was recently arrested on an unrelated Child Kidnapping and being a Fugitive from Justice.

The case will be screened by the Summit County Attorney’s Office early next week. No further information will be released at this time."


-MARGARET H. OLSON SUMMIT COUNTY ATTORNEY
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