Woman Accused of 2nd Degree Murder Pleads Not Guilty

Published 02/18 2014 01:34PM

Updated 02/18 2014 01:53PM

23-year-old Jeanette Maxfield in court.
23-year-old Jeanette Maxfield in court.
HYDE PARK, Vt. - The woman accused of 2nd degree murder in the Hyde Park homicide pleaded not guilty in court on Tuesday.

23-year-old Jeanette Maxfield called police before 1 a.m. Monday morning to report that 48-year-old Christopher Cafferky was dead. Later Monday, Maxfield was arrested in connection with his death. 

Police say Cafferky was stabbed in the chest, but the exact cause of death won't be confirmed until after an autopsy. 

A judge has set a future hearing on the issue of bail, possibly in a week.

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