Iowa City woman accused of ice pick attack


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An Iowa City woman was charged Sept. 1 after she allegedly stabbed a person with an ice pick.

According to an Iowa City police complaint, Edweana Howard, 37, 2434 Aster Ave., was charged after officers responded to 2401 Highway 6 E. after receiving a report of a fight in progress. The complaint said officers were notified at least one person had been stabbed with a pointed object, later determined to be an ice pick. The ensuing investigation led to Howard as a suspect, according to the complaint.

The complaint said both a witness and the victim identified Howard as responsible for the stabbing. The victim suffered numerous stab wounds, according to the complaint, and was transported to the hospital.

Howard is charged with willful injury causing serious injury, a Class‑C felony.

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