Fairbanks woman accused in stabbing spree pleads guilty

Lindsey Preshaw, 36, entered guilty pleas to attempted murder in the first degree, assault in the first degree, and vehicle theft in the first degree. (File Photo from a previous trial: John Dougherty/KTVF)
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) A women accused of going on a three day stabbing spree in 2017 pleaded guilty in court today.

Lindsey Preshaw, 36, entered guilty pleas to attempted murder in the first degree, assault in the first degree, and vehicle theft in the first degree.

She is accused of stabbing Jeanette Miller to death at the Alaska Motel in November of 2017. The next day police say she stabbed her fiancée, father of her children and stepbrother, John Preshaw III to death. Police suspected her in the murder but were unable to locate her.

The next day, she went to an Ester woman's house and asked for a dog leash. When the woman told her to leave she stabbed her. Then Preshaw told her to get into her own car, and then drove off with the victim.

Preshaw let the women out a short time later, she crashed the stolen car a short time later and was arrested near Anderson.

She pleaded guilty for stabbing the woman and stealing her car but still has two upcoming trials for the murders.

Preshaw did not plead guilty as a part of a plea deal. Because of this, sentencing is totally up to the court. She will face a potential sentence of 104 years.

Preshaw was in court today for a status hearing and was supposed to go to trial this week.

We will have more on this story as it develops.

CORRECTION: In a previous version of this story we stated that the crime took place at Alaska Motor Inn when the crime took place at the Alaska Motel.

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