Get Your Fresh Intelligence Daily

SUBMIT

Police: California Woman Tried To Cut Off Husband’s Genitals

//

Dec. 5 2011, Updated 3:00 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

By Radar Staff

A 67-year-old woman in Palm Springs, Calif. is accused of doing a Lorena Bobbit.

Authorities say Virginia Valdez attempted to cut off her husband’s penis with a pair of large scissors Saturday evening. She failed to sever his genitals, however, and the 62-year-old man was treated for a non-life-threatening wound at a local hospital.

Valdez is charged with mayhem, assault with a deadly weapon and felony domestic violence in the alleged attack, which took place Saturday evening. On Sunday, she was released on $100,000 bond.

Article continues below advertisement

The couple had been married for 32 years, and at this time, the reason for the attack is unclear.

“It was just a long-standing marital dispute, and we are not sure what caused her to do it,”  Palm Springs Police Sgt. Kyle Stjerne said.

Valdez will face a judge next month.

RELATED STORIES:

Butt Implant Fake Doctor Victim Lets Anderson Cooper Feel The ‘Rocks In Her Face’

Busted! Former 'Sheriff Of The Year' Allegedly Traded Meth For Sex

Advertisement

© Copyright 2021 Radar Media Group LLC. Radar and RadarOnline are registered trademarks. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.