Anthony McClanahan

  An attorney for Anthony McClanahan, a former NFL football player charged with killing his wife in Park City last year, has given notice that he will claim "diminished mental capacity" for his client.

Given that, Third District Court Judge Patrick Corum on Monday ordered a medical examination for the defendant.

McClanahan, who played for the Dallas Cowboys in the 1990's was present for the short hearing. The 47-year-old defendant was transported from the Salt Lake jail where he is confined on another charge and spoke only when giving short answers to the judge.

The homicide case involving former NFL player Anthony McClanahan continues to move along slowly. The judge in Summit County's Third District Court heard that it may be a year, from the time of the death, before the case gets to a preliminary hearing. Rick Brough has more:

Former NFL prospect Anthony McClanahan made his first appearance in Summit County's Third District Court on Monday morning for charges of murdering his wife. Rick Brough has more.

The defendant who was charged Monday with the murder of his wife in a Park City condo was already behind bars when the charges were announced. Former NFL football prospect Anthony McClanahan has been incarcerated in Salt Lake City for allegedly kidnapping his son out of Arizona, which also prompted a fugitive warrant. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Attorney's Office charged former NFL football prospect Anthony Darnel McClanahan with first-degree homicide for the death of his wife at a Park City condo on the night of November 1. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Attorney's office filed a criminal information in Third District Court today, charging Anthony Darnel McClanahan with Criminal Homicide, Murder in connection with the death of his 28 year old wife, Keri Colleen "KC" McClanahan on the night of November 1 -2 , 2017 in Park City. Mr. McClanahan was arrested earlier on other charges. He is currently in the custody of the Salt Lake County Adult Detention Center. The Summit County Attorney's Office has asked that he be held without bail in this case.

Former NFL Player Primary Suspect in Stabbing Death

Nov 3, 2017
KPCW

Police have identified the woman found dead at a Park city Hotel Thursday morning. Her husband, former NFL player, Anthony McClanahan is the primary suspect in her homicide. KPCW’s Carolyn Murray has more: