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Jonathan Schaffer on trial in deadly stabbing of girlfriend, Lauren Wolstenholme, in Allentown

Man on trial in deadly stabbing of girlfriend in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A trial has begun for an Allentown man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death.

Jonathan Schaffer was in a Lehigh County courtroom Tuesday.

In 2012, police said Schaffer stabbed Lauren Wolstenholme to death inside their apartment on South 18th Street.

Schaffer claims it was self-defense and that Wolstenholme came at him with a knife.

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Allentown, PA 18102


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