PALM SPRINGS (CBSLA.com) — A woman who tried to cut off her husband’s penis with heavy-duty scissors in December 2011 will be sentenced Friday in a Palm Springs courtroom.
Virginia Valdez, then 67-71 (depending on varying reports), attacked her husband, then 62, during a sex act. According to a police arrest warrant affidavit, Valdez and her husband were engaged in oral sex when she announced that she had to brush her teeth, then “retrieved a pair of scissors and cut the victim’s penis.”READ MORE: Majority of Winter Shelter Sites Open To The Homeless
Police arrested Valdez for suspicion of mayhem, assault with a deadly weapon and spousal abuse.
Valdez will be sentenced at 8:30 a.m. in courtroom No. 3 at the Palm Springs Courthouse.READ MORE: Sabrina Spellman Makes An Appearance On The CW's Riverdale; Kiernan Shipka Reveals 'Fans Will Get Some Clarity'
The unidentified victim is represented by attorney Gloria Allred.
The victim, says his attorney, will make a victim-impact statement at sentencing.MORE NEWS: Parolee Aariel Maynor Charged With Murder Of Philanthropist Jacqueline Avant
Post-sentencing, Allred said she and her client will hold a news conference outside the courthouse.