Burlington woman stabs husband and motorcycle after 4th of July fight

Updated: 3:28 p.m. July 5, 2018

BURLINGTON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Burlington woman has been charged after police say she stabbed her husband with a butcher knife.

Star Lee, 46, is facing charges of Attempted Fire Degree Intentional Homicide, Substantial Battery, and Criminal Damage to Property.

Officers were called to a home on Fairview Court in Burlington for a report of a stabbing on July 4.

Upon arrival, officers learned that a woman stabbed her husband during an altercation after drinking at a bar.

The woman, later identified as Lee, also allegedly damaged her husband's motorcycle.

Officers located the butcher style kitchen knife and blood on various surfaces. 

The victim was taken to a local hospital and required 5 stitches to close a stab wound.

The victim told police that after they got home from the bar, Lee started punching him so he pushed her away. The victim said that Lee then allegedly jumped on his back and stabbed him.

The victim told police that he was not going to call the police after Lee stabbed him, but her stabbing his motorcycle crossed the line.


Posted: 3:09 p.m. July 4, 2018

RACINE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Early in the morning on Independence Day the Racine County Sheriff's Office was sent to a house on Fairview Court in Burlington for a report of a stabbing.

When deputies arrived they saw that a 54-year-old man was stabbed by his wife. He said that they had both been drinking when they started fighting. During the fight, the wife, identified as 46-year-old Star Lee, grabbed a large kitchen knife and stabbed him in the chest and then stabbed his motorcycle several times.

The man suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Aurora Memorial Hospital before being released.

Star Lee has been arrested and is facing domestic violence charges including first-degree intentional homicide.

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