published Saturday, December 24th, 2011, updated Dec. 24th, 2011 at 4:06 p.m.

Woman charged with stabbing husband on Christmas Eve after he wouldn't let her drink in bed

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A Middle Valley woman has been charged with stabbing her husband during an argument overnight, authorities said.

Hamilton County deputies were called to 938 Wesley Drive shortly before 1 a.m. to find that Joseph Davies had been stabbed at least twice with a knife, sheriff's office spokeswoman Janice Atkinson said in a news release.

Davies told officers he had argued with his wife, Angela. She spilled a drink in the bed and he told her she couldn't have anything more to drink, then went down to the basement.

She followed him and stabbed him, according to the statement.

Davies went to a neighbor's home to call police and was taken to a local hospital. There was no immediate word on his condition this afternoon.

Angela Davies is in the Hamilton County Jail on a charge of attempted first-degree murder, Atkinson said.

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brokentoe said...

hmmmm! No comments from the they're on government cheese & This subculture, public housing dwellers bashers crowd? Wow! Wonder why?

December 24, 2011 at 4:53 p.m.
ThinBlue706 said...

Alcohol and our culture of violence is blind to race, color, religion or creed. But, I will say this: For every one of these stories we see, how many others are published that fit the general descriptions you have listed?

December 24, 2011 at 5:42 p.m.
Lr103 said...

Maybe the bigger concern should be with the ones that never gets published.

December 24, 2011 at 9:26 p.m.
purplelaw said...

Tis the season for domestic violence related crimes. More than likely there is more to this story. Always remember innocent until proven guilty.

December 25, 2011 at 9:23 a.m.
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