Woman Arrested After Attempted Murder of Boyfriend

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

One woman is in custody after allegedly stabbing and burning her boyfriend while he was sleeping early Sunday morning.

Thirty-seven-year-old Antwanette Denis Dennis was arrested after police found her battered boyfriend inside 2745 Wrondel Way #E just before 2 a.m.

According to Reno Police, the victim claimed to have been in an argument with his girlfriend before falling asleep. He awoke to a stab wound in his chest and severe burns.

When he was found by a neighbor, the stab wound had been bandaged and he was wrapped in a blanket. Police do believe he was left lying in the residence for an unknown amount of time.

He is still hospitalized, but is expected to survive.

Anyone with information about this incidence, or the time line of the suspect between Friday, March 9th to Saturday, March 10th should call the RPD Robbery/Homicide Unit at 334-2188 or Secret Witness at 322-4900, or text the tip to 84711 keyword- SW.

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