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Man stabs girlfriend after she declined marriage proposal

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PHOENIX -- A Phoenix man is awaiting extradition from California back to Arizona after police say he stabbed his girlfriend after she declined his marriage proposal.

KNXV-TV reports that 34-year-old Michael Turvey proposed to his girlfriend after she had tried to break up with him. Police say he responded by stabbing her multiple times.

Witnesses say he then left in the victim's car. He was found at a Greyhound station in California, where he had bought a ticket to Oregon.

The victim initially suffered serious internal injuries. Her current condition was not available.