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Wisconsin Man Stabs 17-Year-Old in the Eye

ADAMS, Wis. (WSAW)-- A 52-year-old Adams man is expected to be charged later this summer with attempted homicide after he is accused of stabbing a 17-year-old girl in the eye.

Online court records show Kenneth Giles will be charged July 5 with attempted first degree intentional homicide, child abuse, aggravated battery, first degree reckless injury and disorderly conduct.

According to court documents, officers responded to a home on May Street around 11 p.m. on April 29 for a girl that had been stabbed. According to documents, the alleged victim had minimal bleeding, but still had the weapon, described as a buck knife in her eye.

Giles was interview by police and stated did not know why he would do such a thing. He told investigators he was “so drunk”, and believed he threw a beer bottle at the girl. According to court documents, Giles had a preliminary breath alcohol level of .2.

The girl was treated at a Madison hospital, but lost her eye following the incident.

Giles remains in custody in the Adams County Jail on $75,000 cash bond.

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