A Nichols Hills woman told a judge her husband has shown her no remorse for killing their 9-year-old son and should be kept in a mental hospital “where he belongs.”
Mary Wolf wrote to Oklahoma County District Judge Don Deason about her husband, physician Stephen P. Wolf.
The judge has scheduled a hearing Aug. 9 to decide if Stephen Wolf, 52, will be released from a mental
“Nothing that my husband has done since he murdered my son has shown the remorse of a normal human being,” Mary Wolf wrote in the
The doctor was admitted June 8 to the Oklahoma Forensic Center in Vinita. The judge ruled June 3 he was not guilty by reason of insanity of first-degree murder and assault.
A psychologist there has recommended Wolf be conditionally released concluding he is not presently dangerous.
The doctor has a long history of mental illness. He stabbed his son, Tommy, at their $500,000 home shortly before 4 a.m. Nov. 16, 2009. He repeatedly told the Nichols Hills police officer who broke up the attack, “He's got the devil in him,” according to a police affidavit.
His wife suffered cuts to her hands and face.
She has filed for a
Defense attorney Mack Martin denied saying that. He said Monday he has never predicted to a client what a judge would do “under circumstances similar to this.”
“To suggest that I did or would have is absolutely just wrong,” Martin said.
In the letter, Mary Wolf also told the judge her husband did not get the medical help he needed the weekend before the attack even though he is a doctor.
“This raises serious questions as to whether or not he should ever be
“As a doctor, Steve has been able to take advantage of every opportunity in our legal system. I hope that you will give other mothers in Oklahoma the peace of mind to keep Dr. Wolf where he belongs, which is in a mental hospital.”
About remorse, she wrote her husband focused after the attack on his
Prosecutors say they