PD: Mesa woman stabs husband during argument over Cosmo quiz

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by Jennifer Thomas

Video report by Carina Soon

Posted on June 12, 2012 at 5:14 PM

Updated Friday, Nov 8 at 4:58 AM

MESA, Ariz. -- Mesa police arrested a woman after she allegedly stabbed her husband during an argument over a quiz in Cosmopolitan magazine.

Noelle Clough, 22, was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Police said Clough and her husband started arguing about the magazine quiz at their apartment near Southern Avenue and Longmore and then about their ex-lovers.

Clough told officers that her husband threw two kitchen knives on the floor and told her to stab him. The couple argued some more then Clough stabbed her husband in the back with a 4-inch blade paring knife as he walked away from her, according to court documents.

Investigators said the couple had been drinking prior to the stabbing.

Clough told police that her husband choked her with his arm during their initial argument. Officers said she did not have any visible injuries.

The husband was not seriously injured.
 

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