Cops: Skokie Woman Bit Off Lover’s Tongue on Valentine’s Day

A Skokie woman was charged with aggravated domestic battery and was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail on Sunday, the Huffington Post reports.

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.

To read the Huffington Post’s full story, click here.

SouthSide February 19, 2013 at 05:18 PM
I hope he is now her "ex" boyfriend.
Robert Orenstein February 20, 2013 at 04:11 PM
He got away lucky, could have been much, much worse....
Procrustes' Foil February 21, 2013 at 11:10 AM
Remember Lorena Bobbit? This guy was REALLY lucky!
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