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Iowa City man charged with attempted murder of wife

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) - On Wednesday, Nov. 26, Scott Alan Bender was arrested for attempted murder.

According to Police, Bender, age 58, became involved in a fight at 10:26 p.m. with the victim, (Bender's wife), at 2812 Brookside Drive in Iowa City.

The fight continued until the victim fell into a window causing it to break.

Bender then got on top of the victim and armed himself with a shard of glass, stabbing her multiple times.

He continued stabbing her while saying, "You are dead." Until Bender's son intervened and pulled him off her.

The victim had multiple wounds throughout her body, and one that measured 5 cm that nearly hit her carotid artery.
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