Butte woman faces homicide charge in stabbing death

Accused in death of 49-year-old man during a domestic incident
Posted at 10:28 AM, Jan 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-22 16:10:14-05

BUTTE — Updated 2:00 p.m., Jan. 22, 2020

The Butte coroner has identified the victim of Monday's homicide as 49-year-old Mark William Woodger.
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A 23-year-old Butte woman has been charged Tuesday in connection with killing a man by stabbing him in the neck.

Susan Criss was charged with felony deliberate homicide, according to charging document in Butte Justice Court. Justice Jimm Kilmer set her bond at $100,000 and remanded her to jail.

Criss is accused in the death of a 49-year-old man during a domestic incident at an apartment in Trinity Loop early Monday morning. The victim was transported to St. James Healthcare, where he was pronounced dead.

Criss was taken into custody at the scene, and police reported she had minor injuries at the time.

Police have not released the identity of the victim as of Wednesday morning.