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Washington woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend with four-foot sword during argument

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Mar. 2 2022, Published 2:05 p.m. ET

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A Washington woman was behind bars after she allegedly used a sword to stab her boyfriend after the two got into a dispute, authorities said.

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Around 9:30 a.m. on March 1, Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an assault with weapon call at a Quality Inn Motel, according to KPTV.

Deputies detained Tednisha Louise Lee-Dickson, 29, after her 53-year-old boyfriend, James Turley, claimed she cut him with his four-foot broadsword, Clark County Today reported.

The victim was treated at the scene and then transported to an area hospital. He is expected to survive his injuries.

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Investigators with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office Majors Crimes Unit believe the couple was at the motel, where they live, when they got into a fight and Lee-Dickson used the weapon to allegedly attack Turley, the sheriff’s office said.

Lee-Dickson was being held at the Clark County jail and faces a first-degree attempted murder - domestic violence charge.

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