Woman behind bars after attacking husband, endangering children

WYOMING COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Authorities arrested an Oceana woman on multiple charges after a domestic incident last week.

On Feb. 26,  authorities responded from a call from a man after he suffered an injury to his hand after his wife allegedly stabbed him.

The man told authorities that Jennifer Lusk stabbed him with a knife during an argument about her drug use. Court documents say the man provided a video of the incident, showing Lusk attacking her husband with a knife. Lusk also allegedly attacked her husband with a pole and threatened to kill him.

During the incident, two children were in harms way while trying to stop the fight.

Lusk was arrested on multiple charges, including malicious assault and child neglect. She is at Southern Regional Jail under a $25,000 bond.

Sponsored Content
Kassie Simmons joined the team in January 2019 as a weekend journalist. She graduated from Virginia Tech in just two and a half years with a BA in multimedia journalism. During her short time at Virginia Tech, she served as the editor for the university’s chapter of The Tab. Kassie was named the top reporter for The Tab at Virginia Tech on multiple occasions and made the list for the top 30 reporters for The Tab in the U.S. She also studied theater performance and minored in creative writing. Before coming to WOAY, Kassie interned at WSLS in Roanoke and the Tidewater Review in her hometown of West Point, Va. She has loved following breaking news since her childhood and has a passion for delivering the stories people care most about. Kassie is excited to be working in Southern West Virginia and looks forward to all the adventures ahead of her. You can follow her on Twitter at @KassieLSimmons and like her page on Facebook. If you have a story you think she should check out, send her an email at ksimmons@woay.com.