Rev. Edward Fairley
Rev. Edward Fairley, of Paterson, maintained that he stabbed his longtime mistress, but did not intend to kill her.
Edward Fairley showed no emotion as the prosecutor described the gruesome attack, but during his own summation, the 61-year-old had a lot to say about Shields.
Rev. Edward Fairley of Paterson was arraigned in state court. The judge set bail at $1 million and sent the case to a grand jury.
Authorities said the Rev. Edward Fairley stormed into a Paterson home and stabbed the Rev. Simone Shields in the face and torso while she was getting her hair done.