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Mesquite police accuse woman of attempted murder in stabbing

Updated August 22, 2017 - 6:58 pm

Mesquite police accused a 51-year-old woman of attempted murder in a Monday stabbing.

Officers responded about 1:35 p.m. to an apartment complex at 280 Riverside Road, near West Mesquite Boulevard, police said.

Police spokesman Quinn Averett said the woman, identified as Deanna J. Flores of Mesquite, stabbed a man with a kitchen knife during an argument. She was booked Tuesday into Clark County Detention Center on counts of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and domestic battery.

The man stabbed was taken to a local hospital. Averett said he is expected to survive.

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