ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. – a Pennsylvania man who was repeatedly stabbed by a woman in an Atlantic City casino parking garage last year pleaded guilty to attempted murder.
David Legette entered his plea Tuesday as part of a deal with Atlantic County prosecutors. The 54-year-old Bristol Township man with a 16-year state prison term when he is sentenced July 20.
The authorities say that the victim had an active restraining order against Legette when the attack took place, July 2. Prosecutors say Legette stabbed her 19 times, then shut the doors, so that she could not escape.
As Legette reed in the near Ventnor, the woman reaches out the window and opened the door from the outside. She rolled herself out of the car and landed in the middle of the road as Legette drove away. She survived the war.