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Aberdeen woman charged with attempted murder

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ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) - An Aberdeen woman has been charged with attempted murder after she reportedly stabbed a man in the neck.

Crystal D. Wettengel, 22, is charged with alternate counts of attempted murder and domestic aggravated assault stemming from the Saturday morning incident in Aberdeen.

Wettengel faces 25 years in prison and a $50,000 fine for the attempted murder charge. The domestic aggravated assault carries a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine.

Wettengel is being held in the Brown County Jail on $500,000 bond. Her next court appearance is scheduled for April 5.

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