- Associated Press - Friday, January 6, 2017

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - A judge has found a man guilty of murder in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend in Dubuque.

The Telegraph Herald reports (https://bit.ly/2hZFdd2 ) the judge on Friday found 28-year-old Eddie J. Hicks guilty of first-degree murder in the June 2015 death of Kahdyesha J. Lemon.

Prosecutors say Hicks stabbed his girlfriend more than 100 times in her Dubuque home.

Hicks will be sentenced Jan. 23. First-degree murder in Iowa carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison.

Hicks had earlier waived his right to a jury trial.

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Information from: Telegraph Herald, https://www.thonline.com

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