$500K bail set for woman accused of stabbing husband

Woman sentenced in husband’s 2015 stabbing death
Irina (Kolenkina) Shevchuk

Bail was set at $500,000 for the woman charged in the stabbing death of her husband.

Irina Shevchuk appeared in Dane County Court Tuesday on first-degree homicide charges.

The 54-year-old Russian native was arrested Saturday in the town of Vienna for the stabbing death of her husband, Vladimir Shevchuk.

Irina Shevchuk doesn’t speak any English and communicated with court officials via an interpreter.