Fayette County Man Threatens To Kill, Burn, And Cut Up His Father


MEADOW BRIDGE,  WV (WOAY) – A Fayette County man is in jail after threatening to kill, burn, and cut up his father.

According to a criminal complaint, West Virginia State Police responded to a domestic in progress in Meadow Bridge on Saturday, October 27, 2018.  Police could smell a strong odor of alcohol coming from Scott Romine.  Romine threatened to kill, burn, and cut up his father.  Romine then grabbed his father around the neck in a headlock.   A witness was able to pull Romine off the victim.

Romine is charged with domestic assault and domestic battery.  He is being held in the Southern Regional Jail under a 5,000 dollar bond.

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