Barbourville man charged with assault and strangulation
From The Knox County Ky Sheriff's Department -
On Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at approximately 7:35 pm Knox County Deputies responded to a fight in progress at a residence on Beechwood Court south of Barbourville. When the deputies arrived at the residence they were met by a female who stated she had been assaulted by Chuck Bingham. She also stated that Chuck was currently inside the residence assaulting another female victim, possibly with a knife.
When the deputies gained entry, they observed Chuck Bingham holding the other female victim on the floor against her will. The deputies also learned that during the assault a knife had been held to the victim’s throat on one or more occasions and she had also been strangled.
Christopher Charles “Chuck” Bingham age 45 of Barbourville, KY was arrested and charged with two (2) counts of Assault-2nd Degree, Unlawful Imprisonment-1st Degree and Strangulation-1st Degree.
He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.