Slain Attorney's Husband Facing Murder Charges

Slain Attorney's Husband Facing Murder Charges

POSTED: Monday, March 16, 2009 - 12:36pm

UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 11:57pm

The husband of slain Baton Rouge defense attorney Chiquita Tate is facing murder charges today, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Detectives charged Greg Harris with 2nd Degree Murder and Illegal use of a Dangerous Weapon, accusing him of stabbing his wife 38 times. Police say the charges are based on forensic evidence recovered from his vehicle and home that linked him to the crime scene.

Police arrested Greg Harris on an outstanding warrant for domestic abuse battery on February 22nd.

Tate was found stabbed to death inside her downtown law office on February 20th.