Police have found the man accused of slashing his girlfriend's throat in Price Hill this weekend.
In an exclusive interview she told fox19 what happened...and why she still fears for her life.
"So then when I stand up I went like this...he slashed my finger and then when I opened my finger and took a breath...then he slit this."
Tressa Howington is recovering from a 5 inch slice across her neck....a cut so deep, police say her vocal cords were exposed when they found her on the street.
"Everything went numb," said Howington. And then everything was black. I couldn't see for a couple of minutes."
"No doubt he's a violent person...I mean he's shown a propensity to do this in the past," said Cincinnati Police Lt. Paul Brown.
He was convicted of slicing a man's throat in 1999 and then for doing the same thing to another man in 2001. A few months in jail was the most punishment he received.
"He said that when he got out if I released his name and told them that he did it,m he would kill me