- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 8, 2015

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - A September trial has been scheduled for a 35-year-old Sioux City man accused of fatally stabbing a woman in her Sioux City apartment.

The Sioux City Journal reports (https://bit.ly/1G6J1NF ) that Isack Abdinur filed a written plea of not guilty Tuesday in Woodbury County District Court. His trial is set to begin Sept. 15.

Abdinur is charged with killing 43-year-old Cornelia Stead as he punched and stabbed her on June 23. Police say five children who belong to Stead’s niece were in the apartment when Stead was stabbed but were not injured.

Police have said Stead and Abdinur were in a romantic relationship.

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Information from: Sioux City Journal, https://www.siouxcityjournal.com

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