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Actor and Former Big Spring High School Student Facing More Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A former Big Spring High Student turned Hollywood actor is facing more charges.

On top of attempted murder, prosecutors charged Shelley Malil with residential burglary and assault with a deadly weapon.

Police say "The 40 Year Old Virgin" co-star stabbed his ex-girlfriend 20 times in the lungs and throat while chasing her around her home last month.

A man with the woman tried to stop the attack, but police say a neighbor finally disarmed him.

The woman is still recovering.

Malil has pleaded not guilty, and he could face up to life in prison if convicted.

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