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updated: 2/3/2014 3:57 PM

Lombard woman pleads innocent in murder of husband

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  • Anka Miscevic

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A Lombard woman charged with murdering her husband last month by stabbing him in the chest and then striking him in the head with a baseball bat pleaded innocent Monday.

Croatian native Anka Miscevic, 49, faces between 20 and 60 years in prison if found guilty. She faces five counts of first-degree murder.

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According to prosecutors, Miscevic admitted arming herself with a knife and a baseball bat before entering the bedroom of their home and stabbing her husband once in the chest. He removed the knife and attempted to call 911 when she struck him in the head with the bat.

Prosecutors say Miscevic suffered delusions and was hospitalized three times in 2013 for mental health issues. She had been taking medication and seeing a psychiatrist.

Prosecutors also are seeking Miscevic's medical records from Linden Oaks Hospital at Edward of Naperville to assist clinical psychologist Dr. John Murray with his evaluation of Miscevic.

Miscevic will next appear before Judge Blanche Hil Fawell at 9 a.m. on March 17. She remains in custody in DuPage County jail on $3 million bond.

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