Man gets life in prison for stabbing attack - FOX 13 News

Man gets life in prison for stabbing attack

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TAMPA (FOX 13) -

A man who stabbed his ex-girlfriend 32 times will spend life in prison.

In January, Robert Lee Burton attacked Melissa Dohme, and left her to die.

Dohme tearfully testified against him Monday, describing the terror she felt as he stabbed her, and saying the night felt like a horror movie.

The brutal stabbing left her partially paralyzed. Dohme pleaded for a tough sentence.

Dohme thanked the court for the life sentence, saying she doesn't want to spend the rest of her life looking over her shoulder.

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