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Woman charged after police say she stabbed husband with sword

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Published: Apr. 11, 2017 at 11:39 AM EDT
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A woman is facing charges after police say she stabbed her husband with a sword.

Alicia Hudson, 36, is charged with malicious wounding.

According to a criminal complaint, Hudson started arguing with her husband after they went to Piggly Wiggly on Monday to get some beer and chicken.

Police say the two went back to Alicia's grandfather's apartment, on MacCorkle Avenue SE, where they began drinking and arguing.

While they were arguing, Alicia told her husband to leave. When he didn't, she retrieved a sword out of her grandfather's closet, according to the complaint.

Police say she stabbed her husband in the chest and then she called 911. The husband received injuries to his hands and legs and a severe laceration to his chest.

Hudson is being held in South Central Regional Jail.