Wife stabs husband in Greenup County - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports

Wife stabs husband in Greenup County

Posted: Updated:
Victoria M. Blanton, Photo Courtesy: Greenup County Detention Center Victoria M. Blanton, Photo Courtesy: Greenup County Detention Center
GREENUP COUNTY, Ky. -

A woman is behind bars this morning after being charged with stabbing her husband. 

Victoria M. Blanton, 24, of Greenup, is charged with assault in the first degree after deputies say she was fighting with her husband then stabbed him, according to a recent news release from the Greenup County Sheriff's Department.  

The incident happened Saturday just after 2 a.m. at their home on Elwood Lane.  After being stabbed, 29-year-old Thomas Michael Blanton drove himself to where he works to call for help. 

Thomas Blanton was taken to Our Lady of Bellefonte, but due to the severity of his stab wounds he was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center. The extent of his injuries and current condition has not been released. 

Victoria Blanton remains in the Greenup County Detention Center.