LAS VEGAS -- A man accused of stabbing his wife to death during a fight was arraigned Monday morning in Las Vegas Justice Court.
James Joyce, 52, is facing a murder charge in the death of his 40-year-old wife Jodi Joyce on Oct. 20, 2014. Police say Joyce stabbed his wife and then stabbed himself causing critical injuries that required hospitalization.
According to police, the two were divorced but still living together at their home near Buffalo and Grand Teton drives. Their 16-year-old daughter and 11-year-old son witnessed the deadly fight.
Jodi Joyce was a Clark County School District employee who oversaw the district's Substance Abuse Awareness Program.
Joyce is scheduled to have his preliminary hearing on Feb. 13.