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Former NFL player, Bakersfield native accused of killing wife appears in court

Anthony McClanahan faces first-degree murder
Posted: 9:14 PM, Nov 27, 2017
Updated: 2017-11-28 05:14:59Z

Bakersfield native and former NFL player Anthony McClanahan made his first court appearance in a Utah courtroom on Monday for charges alleging he stabbed his wife to death.

McClanahan, 46, is facing first-degree murder and un-related child kidnapping charges. He's accused of killing his wife, Keri "KC" McClanahan, 28, at a Park City, Utah resort on Nov. 2.

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McClanahan's defense attorneys said on Monday that they are still looking at his case, according to the Desert News in Utah.

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McClanahan is due back in court next week.