A WOMAN has been arrested after tying up her husband and cutting off his penis with a hunting knife, cops have said.
Victoria Frabutt, 56, is alleged to have restrained her 61-year-old husband James at their home before severing his manhood, which cops managed to recover and put on ice.
Frabutt of Newport, North Carolina, has now been charged with malicious castration.
Major Jason Wank said Carteret County deputies were called to the couple’s home on Murdoch Road around 4:00 am on Tuesday, WITN reports.
He said they were quickly able to find the penis and it was immediately put on ice but the motive for the castration is still unclear.
Mr Frabutt was then taken the Vidant Medical Center for treatment but his condition, including whether docs have been able to reattach the penis, is unknown.
His wife has also been charged with kidnapping and bail has been set at $100,000. She is due to appear in court today.
Previously, John Wayne and Lorena Bobbitt made headlines around the world when she cut his penis off.
Lorena cut off John’s penis with a kitchen knife as he slept on June 23, 1993, in the US state of Virginia.
Realising what she had done she drove away in her car with the severed appendage before throwing it into a field.
The penis was reattached again after a police search, in an operation which took nine and a half hours.
The legal case which followed became broadcast and reported on extensively all over the world.
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Bobbitt claimed he had emotionally, sexually and physically abused her throughout the marriage.
She said he cheated on her and forced her to have an abortion, as well as stealing from her.
The jury found Lorena not guilty and her ex-Marine husband went on to star in several porn films.
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