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Iowa City woman charged with stabbing girlfriend in the back

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -- An Iowa City woman faces charges after police say she literally stabbed her girlfriend in the back.

Police were called to 810 Benton Drive, apartment #24, at 2:00 Thursday afternoon for a report of a woman that had been stabbed in the back.

The victim told officers that she and 31-year-old Jennifer Lynn Andrews had been living together off and on for the past few months, but as recently as the past two weeks.

While the victim was moving out, she told officers that Andrews had threatened to have "someone come over with a gun and kill" her.

Police say that in the same time period, Andrews picked up a kitchen knife and stabbed the victim in the back.

Police say the victim also had minor knife wounds on her left palm.

Andrews is charged with Domestic Abuse/Assault with Intent.

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