Fulton Woman Attacks Daughter With Machete

 Fulton Woman Attacks Daughter With Machete

A Fulton woman has been arrested and charged with assaulting her daughter with a machete.

Fulton police reports said 54 year old Melody Bell, of Vine Street, was charged with first degree domestic violence after her daughter had to seek medical assistance at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City.

An investigation by police revealed Ms. Bell struck the daughter with the machete, after discovering her boyfriend had failed to clean out a dog cage as planned.

Police reports said the daughter suffered a cut to her finger and lower face, while trying to stop the swing from the large knife.

Charles Choate