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Diana Defatte's injuries were apparent when she was taken to a Bemidji emergency room. (Law Enforcement Photo)

Lake George man gets four years in domestic assault case

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Diana Defatte got a life sentence in her own assault Wednesday.

Her ex-husband and abuser will serve four years in prison for the June 2009 brutal attack on his then wife in her Lake George home. She suffered a broken orbital bone and bruises from head to toe. An emergency room doctor had to staple her head back together where it was split open with an axe handle.


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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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