CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Karen Jeffries says she threw hot oatmeal at her husband when he lunged to attack her.
Douglas Jeffries told the jury in Clarksville he was asleep in a recliner when his wife dumped a pot of hot oatmeal onto him, causing second- and third-degree burns.
The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/YttgyT ) reported that, after deliberating for more than three hours Thursday, a Montgomery County Circuit Court jury found Karen Jeffries guilty of reckless aggravated assault.
Judge John Gasaway will sentence her May 14. The sentence range is 2-4 years.
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