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Posted at 07:43 AM ET, 03/22/2011

30 years for Md. man in attack on wife

A Westover, Md., man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for stabbing and beating his wife with a baseball bat.

Forty-eight-year-old Robert Cooper was sentenced on Monday in Somerset County Circuit Court.

He was convicted in December of attempted murder.

Maryland State Police said in June that Cooper threatened to killed his wife and forced her to write him a check for $25,000.

By The Daily Times of Salisbury  |  07:43 AM ET, 03/22/2011

Categories:  From the Courthouse, Maryland

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