Woman accused of knifing boyfriend

Thursday, January 5, 2006 | 12:00 a.m. CST; updated 5:32 p.m. CDT, Thursday, July 17, 2008

A 40-year-old Columbia woman was arrested Wednesday on charges in connection with an knife attack on her boyfriend.

Police said Ramona S. Gichuhi, 40, was charged with two counts of second-degree domestic assault and taken to Boone County Jail.

The victim, 50, suffered non-life-threatening knife wounds to the forehead and foot but refused medical treatment.

The incident occurred about 7 a.m. at the residence shared by the couple at 2707 Quail Drive.

Second-degree domestic assault is a Class C felony, punishable by up to seven years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

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