Woman gets 2 years for nearly severing husband’s ear

by ZeuCer

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A Tehachapi woman on Thursday was sentenced to two years in prison after pleading no contest to nearly severing her husband’s ear with a knife.

Molly Jo Rockey pleaded no contest last month to assault with a deadly weapon other than a gun, according to court records. In exchange, prosecutors dismissed four other charges.

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Rockey, 36, was arrested in December after police were called to an apartment on Cherry Lane and found her husband with cuts including “an almost completely severed left ear,” according to a report filed by Tehachapi police. The husband told police he slipped and fell on a knife.


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