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Man accused of attempted murder over goodnight kiss

Man accused of attempted murder over goodnight kiss

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KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A Bellingham man with a violent past is accused of attempted murder of his girlfriend.

Bellingham Police arrested Brent Bruwelheide for investigation of second-degree attempted murder and domestic violence.

He is accused of punching his girlfriend and choking her with his hands and a phone charging cord until she passed out.

The girlfriend told police the attack began after he became angry when she didn’t give him a kiss goodnight.

Bruwelheide has a checkered past.

He was convicted of assault with a deadly weapon for attacking two men in Acme in 2007 and has a 2009 conviction for assault in Skagit County.

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