Woman accused of stabbing husband to death at Winter Park home declines plea deal

WINTER PARK, Fla. — A woman accused of stabbing her husband to death at their Winter Park home last year declined a plea deal Wednesday morning.

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The state had offered Danielle Redlick 126 months of jail time in exchange for entering a guilty plea to manslaughter charges.

In January 2019, Winter Park police arrived at Danielle Redlick’s home to find her 65-year-old husband, Michael Redlick, dead.

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Investigators said Michael Redlick died the night before during an argument.

Danielle Redlick waited about 11 hours before she called 911.

During the call, Danielle Redlick told a dispatcher her husband may have died from a heart attack. She also said he stabbed himself.

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Since Danielle Redlick denied a plea deal, there will be several hearings and then a trial. The trial could start as soon as the second week of May.

The couple’s children could be asked to testify.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.