Iowa City man charged with biting woman’s nose during domestic dispute

Kate Pixley, News Reporter

Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of biting a woman’s nose in a domestic assault.

Wade Marzen, 48, 2018 Waterfront Drive, was charged Feb. 2 with third-offense domestic abuse/assault.

According to the arrest affidavit, Marzen and the woman had been drinking on the evening of the incident. Marzen became upset at the volume at which the woman was watching television.

An altercation ensued, during which Marzen reportedly stomped twice on the woman’s foot before grabbing her shoulders and biting her nose. The wound left a mark and caused bleeding on the woman’s face.

Third-offense domestic-abuse assault is a Class-D felony.