From Tiger Woods’ ex-wife to the woman who accused the Duke lacrosse team of falsely raping her, we at NewsOne decided to take a look at some of these women and create a list of the “Top 9 incidents of female domestic violence.”
Some of these stories will make you laugh, while some of them will make you cringe.
Shellyann Henry, 32, discovered an X-rated DVD in her family’s Bushwick home and immediately confronted her husband. They began to fight – in front of one of their children – and Henry grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed her husband to death.
Durham, North Carolina police said they found former Duke rape accuser Chrystal Mangum and 33-year-old boyfriend Milton Walker fighting. Police said Mangum went into a bathroom and set some clothes on fire in a bathtub.
WRAL-TV reports that Mangum scratched, punched and threw objects at Walker, telling him, “I’m going to stab you!” Walker died a few days later.
Jacoby Laquan Smith, a man from Minnesota, was recently accused of abusing his girlfriend who is a quadruple amputee. Smith, who is a accused of hitting his girlfriend, Tiesha Bell, ten times in the face said that he was simply defending himself.
Smith told a reporter that Bell was cheating on him, which led to an argument and a fight, in which she hit him in the groin and threw a bedpan full of urine on him. Smith said that Bell has a bad temper and “swung, pushed him down and choked him with her nubs” and would hit him with her wheelchair.
An obese woman who killed her boyfriend by sitting on him will not serve any time behind bars.
Mia Landingham pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and was sentenced to three years probation and 100 hours of community service, according to CBS affiliate WOIO.
Landingham, who was believed to weigh over 300 pounds at the time of the Aug. 2009 incident, sat on Mikal Middleton-Bey as he was face first on the couch.
A Louisiana woman is charged with getting back at her sleeping boyfriend after a fight by scalding him with a pot of boiling grits.
Sheriff’s deputies say 44-year-old Carolyn Brown caused second-degree burns on the man’s face and arms.
Brown was booked on a second-degree battery charge.
In a twisted act of revenge, Oyinda Ojofeitimi, 67, a registered nurse, carried out the crotch-scalding attack to ensure her spouse stopped cheating, cops said.
“She was hurt and angry that after all this time married, he was stepping out on her,” a police source said. “She wanted to shut down that possibility forever because he had treated her with such contempt.”
Tiger Wood’s wife confronted him about reports that he was seeing another woman. The argument got heated and, according to our source, she scratched his face up. We’re told it was then Woods beat a hasty retreat for his SUV — but according to our source, Woods says his wife followed behind with a golf club. As Tiger drove away, she struck the vehicle several times with the club.
We’re told Woods became “distracted,” thought the vehicle was stopped, and looked to see what had happened. At that point the SUV hit the fire hydrant and then hit a tree.
Dolphins Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall was stabbed with a knife by his wife in Miami and taken to a hospital, where he remained in intensive care after surgery. He has now fully recovered.
A Southern California woman drugged her estranged husband, tied him to a bed, cut off his penis and put it through a garbage disposal, according to authorities.
Garden Grove police Lt. Jeff Nightengale said Catherine Kieu Becker drugged a meal and served it to the victim, whose name was not released, shortly before the attack.
Nightengale said the 51-year-old man felt sick, went to lie down and lost consciousness. The 48-year-old Becker then tied the victim’s arms and legs to the bed with rope, removed his clothes and attacked him with a 10-inch kitchen knife as he awoke, Nightengale said.