The Nichols Hills doctor accused of fatally stabbing his son is on a suicide-prevention watch at the Oklahoma County jail, officials said. Stephen Paul Wolf, 51, was arrested Monday morning after a police officer found him on top of his stabbed son in the kitchen of their home, according to a police arrest affidavit. The victim, Tommy, was 9. He repeatedly told the police, "He’s got the devil in him and you know it,” according to the police affidavit. Wolf has not been charged. At a brief hearing Wednesday, an Oklahoma County judge denied bail. The doctor lowered his head when Special Judge Russell Hall told him police took him in on homicide and assault complaints. Police allege the doctor assaulted his wife, Mary, and killed their son. "Now, the police, they’ll file a report with the district attorney’s office,” the judge told Wolf. "The DA will decide what to file. As a rule, it takes about a week.” The video hearing lasted a minute. The judge and defense attorney Mack Martin were in the judge’s chambers at the courthouse. Wolf was in the jail but could be seen on a monitor. Wolf was dressed in orange jail clothes. Wolf only spoke to the judge to give his name. He said, "OK,” when his attorney said the two probably would see each other at the jail later. The jail has three levels of suicide-prevention watches. Wolf is on the second level. "We’re making additional sight checks,” said Mark Myers, a sheriff’s spokesman. "He does have clothing restrictions. He’s basically in a single cell with a mattress and he’s given a suicide-prevention gown. … It’s basically like a smock.” Wolf has struggled at times with mental issues, according to records involving his medical license. His troubles began in 1984 during his first year in medical school when he was hospitalized for major depression, the records show.
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Funeral set for boy
The funeral for Tommy Wolf, 9, is set for 2 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church in Oklahoma City.