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Lynnwood woman, 78, charged with assault

SPOKANE, Wash. - A 78-year-old Lynnwood woman is accused of beating her 84-year-old husband because she believes he cheated on her several times during their marriage.

The Everett Herald reports she was arrested last month, charged Thursday with assault and remains jailed in Everett on $70,000 bail.

Snohomish County prosecutors say she hit him with a bowl, pipe and carpet sweeper. He suffered broken ribs, pelvis and a wrist.

One witness told police the woman admitted kicking her husband three times in the groin in the last six months because she believed he had an affair 35 years ago.

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