Man charged with wife’s murder pleads not guilty

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ERIE, Pa. – An Erie man charged with the stabbing death of his wife in July pleaded not guilty on Wednesday.

Billy Ray Gordon, 57, is charged with stabbing his wife, Linda Gordon, 51, on July 22.

Linda Gordon’s body was found in the 1500 block of East 19th Street between Camphausen and Schall avenues. Gordon died from multiple stab wounds to the torso, according to Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook.

Gordon is also charged with robbing the Erie Federal Credit Union on Buffalo Road eight days prior to the murder.

Gordon awaits trial on both cases. 

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