Murder victim filed "protection from abuse" order against husband

DESOTO PARISH, LA (KSLA) – J. Ransdell Keene was Diana Knight River's attorney and helped her file paperwork, including a "protection from abuse" order against her husband, Stephen Rivers.

That paperwork described what she thought of her husband.

Stephen Rivers is suspected of murdering Diana Knight Rivers, his estranged wife, and Virginia Knight her sister.

Stephen Rivers is in the LSU Health Sciences Center recovering from what authorities say are self-inflicted wounds to his liver.

Watch the video as KSLA News 12's Erin Stevenson takes a closer look at their relationship and divorce.

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