Elaine Cook, 51, of Skokie, was charged with aggravated domestic battery after she bit off a chunk of her boyfriend’s tongue on Valentine’s Day, the Huffington Post reports.
After she and her boyfriend of 10 months got into an argument on Feb. 14, Cook asked her boyfriend to leave her home. However, before the man left he leaned in for a kiss to say goodbye. That’s when Cook bit off a portion of her boyfriend’s tongue, the Huffington Post reported.
The man later placed the missing portion of his tongue in a bag of ice, hoping it could be reattached. He was ultimately treated at Evanston Hospital, but doctors were unable to reattach the man’s tongue, according to the Huffington Post.
Cook was charged with aggravated domestic battery and was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail on Sunday.