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Man sentenced for stabbing ex-wife in Rochelle

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An Orland Park man will go to prison for stabbing his ex-wife.

Jamil Saleh was sentenced to 40 years behind bars.  He was convicted of stabbing Maha Bergeron at Cooper Park Village in Rochelle. It happened in August of 2009.  Bergeron survived the attack.  Saleh was found guilty of attempted first degree murder and armed violence.  The Ogle County State's Attorney's Office says because of truth in sentencing laws, Saleh will serve 34 years in prison for the crime.

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