US woman faces jail for begging friends to stab her

August 7th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Aug 7 (IANS) A drunk US woman who begged her friends to stab her to avoid a probation hearing faces up to five years in jail, a media report said.

Jessalyn Stierwalt, 21, from Nebraska, US, allegedly asked two friends to knife her in the stomach and arm, The Star newspaper reported Saturday.

She said she had told the men to wound her so she could dodge a probation meeting the following day, because she needed time to “sober up”, according to the report.

If convicted, Stierwalt could be sentenced to five years in prison.

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