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Carol Wambheim said she's recovering well, though she still has a lump on her head. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

83-year-old Fargo woman attacked with dumbbell recovering

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Two months ago when Carol Wambheim was hit in the head with a dumbbell, allegedly by a tenant at the Fargo apartment building she and her husband own, the 83-year-old pretty much took it in stride.


She had the wherewithal to pry the man's hand off her mouth and scream for help, and despite sustaining what a doctor later told cops was a fractured skull, she tried to wave off assistance as blood ran down her head after the attack.

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