DENVER (CBS4)– A suspect charged in the deaths of two friends will appear in court later this month. Matthew Madden is accused of stabbing Katherine Pivoda and her friend Jennifer Gelvin to death at a home near the University Denver on Sept. 29.

Pivoda was Madden’s estranged wife and adjunct professor at the University of Colorado Denver.

Katy Pivoda (credit: Andrew Bisset)

Pivoda’s family and friends have set up a GoFundMe page for her kids.

Jeff Gurney