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Woman in Shippensburg Attacks Man with Kitchen Knife

A woman from Shippensburg has been arrested and charged with attempted homicide after allegedly stabbing a man with a kitchen knife. Pennsylvania State Police reported that Natalee Clarke, 21, had taken a large kitchen knife from under her bedding on March 9 and attacked the victim, stabbing him in the upper body.

According to the police, the victim was able to escape and managed to wrestle the knife away from Clarke. State Police have stated that Clarke “admitted to her intention to kill the victim several times” and was subsequently taken into custody.

Clarke has been charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault, make repairs/sell/etc offensive weapon, and harassment. She was denied bail and is currently being held at Cumberland County Prison.

We have not yet received any information about the motive behind the attack or the victim’s current condition or relation to Clarke.


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