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Girlfriend accused of trying to castrate boyfriend

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MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) - An argument between a Memphis couple ended in a big pool of blood from a sensitive spot.

Ruthie Joyner, 60, is charged with aggravated assault/domestic violence, accused of trying to castrate her live-in boyfriend.

According to an affidavit of complaint, Joyner and her boyfriend, Willie Tappan, got into an argument when she accused him of cheating on her, which escalated when "defendant Joyner calling (sic) Tappan b------ and h-'s."

Police say Joyner then grabbed a knife and "was able to thrust the knife several times near the testicles of victim Tappan."

Tappan was stabbed twice in upper left thigh and twice in his testicles.

Joyner is in jail on $10,000 bond and is due in court Monday morning.

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