Knoxville (WVLT) -- A Knox county man is in custody, facing attempted murder charges.
The Knox County Sheriff's Office says just before 6:15 a.m., 57-year-old Dennis Turner stabbed his estranged wife, 47-year-old Vicki Turner, while she slept at her home on Weeping Willow Court.
Vicki Turner has been discharged UT Medical Center.
Deputies say Vicki Turner has an order of protection against Dennis Turner, but had let him spend the night in another room in the house.
Dennis Turner is being held on a $250,000 bond.