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Woman pleads guilty to stabbing son-in-law with letter opener
Woman pleads guilty to stabbing son-in-law with letter opener

An Upper Marlboro woman accused of stabbing her son-in-law with a letter opener at the man's North Laurel home pleaded guilty to an assault charge this week.  Jeanette Mitchell, 56, of the 400 block of Dennis Magruder Drive, entered the guilty plea to one first-degree assault charge in the August incident on Jan. 13 in Howard County Circuit Court. According to the statement of facts in the case, the stabbing stemmed from a dispute between the two regarding Mitchell's 18-year-old granddaughter, who is also the son-in-law's stepdaughter.  Court records state that on Aug. 23 Mitchell phoned the North Laurel home where her son-in-law, granddaughter and daughter...

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