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Bragg soldier charged with stabbing officer's wife

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FAYETTEVILLE, NC (AP) -- A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged in a knife attack on the wife of his noncommissioned officer.

The Fayetteville Observer reports that 24-year-old Jonathan Monk, of Pineville, LA, was charged Sunday with attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon and first-degree burglary.

Monk is being held on a $100,000 bond. It could not be immediately be determined Monday if he has a lawyer.

Police say Monk broke into the home of his noncommissioned officer and attacked the man's wife with a kitchen knife. The woman was taken to a local hospital and treated for 15 to 17 slash wounds.

Police have not said what the motive may have been.

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Information from: The Fayetteville Observer, http://www.fayobserver.com

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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