UPDATE 6/23/10 @ 8:15 p.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The case against a University of Charleston professor accused of attacking her husband with a meat cleaver has been dismissed.
Julie Norman was supposed to have her preliminary hearing Wednesday, but her husband didn't show up for the hearing.
The malicious wounding charge against her was dropped. Norman was arrested last week -- accused of hitting her husband several times and attacking him with a meat cleaver.
Prosecutors are still investigating and they will re-file the charges if they have enough evidence to prove a crime occurred.
The University of Charleston told us Tuesday that Norman is a professor in the business department.
According to a criminal complaint, Norman and her husband got into a fight early Monday morning at their Charleston home
Norman reportedly hit her husband several times with her fist, then she reportedly hit him in the arm with a meat cleaver -- leaving a deep gash that required several stitches.
She has been charged with malicious wounding.
University of Charleston officials say Norman is still employed at the school, and they are not commenting on the situation.
Julie Norman got into a fight with her husband early Monday morning, the criminal complaint states. She allegedly hit him several times in the face and body with her fist. Then she reportedly got a meat cleaver and hit him in the arm, leaving a deep gash that required several stitches.
Julie Norman was in jail Monday evening.