Woman Charged With Biting Off Man’s Tongue
CELINA, Ohio (AP) _ Police accused a northwest Ohio woman of biting off a man’s tongue. Chad Ringo, 29, remained in intensive care Monday at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima after unsuccessful attempts to reattach about 30 percent of his tongue, Celina police said.
A hospital spokeswoman said he was in fair condition.
Police charged Emily Mescher, 25, with felonious assault after Ringo was injured Friday night. She was freed on $10,000 bail following a hearing Monday in Celina Municipal Court.
Police said Mescher and Ringo had been involved in a relationship.