Boardman woman arrested in connection with stabbing


BOARDMAN — A township woman faces felonious assault and domestic violence charges after police said she stabbed a man.

Charged for the incident reported about 1:15 a.m. Sunday is Katelyn Governale, 27, of Lockwood Boulevard.

According to a police report, police were called to the Lockwood apartment complex after a male was heard screaming for help.

Police reported Governale opened the door, and they saw blood smears on her face and a man behind her “covered in blood along his left side.” The man told police Governale had stabbed him during an argument.

The man reported Governale stabbed him in the shoulder and buttocks, then followed him to the bathroom, pushed him until he fell into the bathtub, then threw a cleaning product on him.

The man was treated at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital, according to the report.

Police reported finding blood on floors, walls, bathtub, and spots in the kitchen. They also found a knife, which they collected as evidence.

According to the report, Governale could face additional charges for the incident.

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