Spejcher pleads not guilty in stabbing death of her boyfriend


The attorney for Thousand Oaks murder suspect Bryn Spejcher is asking that his client be allowed to continue practicing audiology.

Damon Jenkins of the Ventura County public defender’s office appeared in court with the accused doctor last Friday as the 27-year-old entered a plea of not guilty to one count of first-degree murder in the death of Chad O’Melia, 26.

Authorities say Spejcher, who is free on $510,000 bail, stabbed O’Melia, her short-term romantic interest, multiple ti...

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