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Woman & boyfriend charged with attempted murder in Papillion

Posted at 3:12 PM, May 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-09 16:12:11-04

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — An 18-year-old woman and her boyfriend have been arrested on suspicion of trying to kill her father. According to court documents, Gabriella Laws and her 18-year-old boyfriend, Joshua Fithian were both arrested last week in connection with the Jan. 17 attack in Papillion.

Officials said Fithian assaulted Laws’ father with a mallet, but the man survived. Fithian and Laws have both been charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault and a weapons charge.

Laws and Fithian were being held in the Sarpy County Jail on Sunday.

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