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Woman Convicted Of Hot Oatmeal Attack On Husband

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Karen Jeffries said she threw hot oatmeal at her husband when he lunged to attack her.

Douglas Jeffries told the jury in Clarksville he was asleep in a recliner when his wife dumped a pot of hot oatmeal onto him, causing second- and third-degree burns.

The Leaf-Chronicle reported that, after deliberating for more than three hours Thursday, a Montgomery County Circuit Court jury found Karen Jeffries guilty of reckless aggravated assault.

Judge John Gasaway will sentence her May 14. The sentence range is 2-4 years.

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