Knoxville Man Charged with Attempted First-Degree Murder for Allegedly Stabbing His Girlfriend Over 20 Times

A Knoxville man is charged with attempted first degree murder after allegedly stabbing his girlfriend multiple times while she was sleeping.

Knox County deputies responding to the 8300 block of White Ash Lane Wednesday night in response to an alleged stabbing incident that took place on the 8700 block of Raindrop Road. The victim was transported to the UT Medical Center. The victim told investigators she was in the basement asleep when she woke to her boyfriend, 25-year-old Ramzy Abidi allegedly stabbing her.
Hospital staff says the victim was stabbed approximately 20 to 30 times. One of the stab wounds caused the victim’s lung to collapse.

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