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Woman Charged With Attempted Murder Following Hammer Attack

Woman Charged With Attempted Murder Following Hammer Attack



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(KSL News) A woman accused of hitting her husband in the head with a hammer has been charged with attempted homicide.

Amy Ricks, 34, allegedly told her husband she had a surprise for him at a relative's condo. Police say she then put a blindfold on him and hit his head with a hammer as she spun him around.

When her husband took off the blindfold, he saw sleeping bags, a knife and plastic bags nearby. He ran and called police.

If convicted, Ricks could spend up to 15 years in prison.

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