Cumberland Woman Facing Attempted Murder Charges

- CUMBERLAND, Md.- A Cumberland woman is being held at the Allegany County Detention Center without bond after allegedly stabbing a man Sunday morning. Neighbors called police when a man showed up to their home on Avirett Avenue profusely bleeding. 

Through an investigation, Cumberland Police were able to determine that Jeri Elaine Gough, 52, stabbed the victim in the chest after a verbal argument. 

According to authorities, Gough was not located until she turned herself in a short time later. 

The victim was initially listed in critical condition, but is now stable, according to police. 

Gough is facing charges of attempted first-degree murder, first and second degree assault, and dangerous weapon with intent to injure. 

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