Oregon man gets nearly 6 years in prison for stabbing cousin with large knife


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COQUILLE, Oregon — An Oregon man who stabbed his female cousin in the abdomen multiple times with a large knife has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison.

Jason Simons of Myrtle Point accepted a plea agreement in which he pleaded guilty to second-degree assault in connection with the October stabbing that happened during an argument.

The Coos Bay World reports (http://is.gd/eoVYSZ) the 37-year-old man had been accused of attempted murder, but prosecutors dismissed that charge in the plea deal.

Information from: The World, http://www.theworldlink.com

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