Strong to severe storms are possible this afternoon and through the evening, with gusty winds, large hail, heavy rain and lightning. Isolated tornados are also possible.
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A man is accused of strangling his mother at their home on Wednesday, while trying to get the pain pills she keeps in her bra.
The Blount County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Scott Bennett told them he put his arms around his mother's neck and strangled her for two to three minutes to see if she could get away.
Deputies say Bennett told them his mother asked him to stop several times, but he didn't.
The victim says when she told him she was "about to go out," he didn't stop and tried reaching for her bra.
Bennett says he knew what he was doing was wrong.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.