Woman accused of stabbing fiancé multiple times

Writer: Carolina Guzman
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Deanna Atherholt Credit: The Lee County Sheriff’s Office

A woman has been arrested accused of stabbing her fiancé after what the victim described as a normal dinner.

According to the Lee County arrest report, police arrested 43-year-old Deanna Atherholt on Friday for allegedly stabbing her fiancé of four years at a home in Lee County.

The victim told deputies after dinner, he went to lie down in their bed to watch television.

The arrest report states, he said Atherholt then entered their room and attacked him.

The victim ran to a neighbor’s house to call for help.

He suffered approximately 10 lacerations to his arms, leg and torso area.

Atherholt told deputies she does not remember anything involving the incident – just drinking and then going to the hospital.

She is at the Lee County Jail facing charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

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