Bismarck woman pleads guilty to repeatedly stabbing man over breakup of their relationship


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BISMARCK, North Dakota — A 56-year-old Bismarck woman accused of repeatedly stabbing a man over the breakup of their relationship has pleaded guilty.

The Bismarck Tribune reports ( that Ila Painte pleaded guilty Friday to aggravated assault, a Class C felony that carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison.

The incident happened in January. Authorities say the 49-year-old victim was treated at a hospital and released.

A sentencing hearing has not been set.

Information from: Bismarck Tribune,

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