A 44-year-old mother has been arrested for allegedly having sex with her 25-year-old son.
Melissa Nell Kitchens, from Weaverville, North Carolina, and her son Shaun Thomas Pfiffer, from Arden, North Carolina, have been charged with incest on allegations that they had sex in August, WCNC reports.
Kitchens is facing one charge of incest, according to Buncome County Sheriff’s Office arrest warrants, while Pfiffer is being held on a $70,500 (£53,000) bail, according to New York Daily News. He is facing charges of incest, communicating threats, indecent liberties with a child and being intoxicated and disruptive.
Pfiffer’s Facebook profile describes himself as ‘married’ and features photos of his mother, a baby, which is understood to be his son, and a woman, which is understood to be his wife.
In February this year, Kitchens left a long comment on a photo of Pfiffer and the baby, which said:
Can’t get over how handsome you are and I’m about to cry […] things are very stressful and I love you and respect any decision – as long as you’re happy and safe […] I miss you and wish I had more time with you […] I love you Shaun and hoping life can give mom and break and you […] we all need a lot of happiness […] I’ve been feeling really bad tonight – just wish the lemons will go away and bring nothing but sunshine and happiness […] love this pic!
You can read the post in full here:
Kitchens has had one court appearance and is scheduled to reappear on 29 September at Buncombe County District court, the Independent reports. She is being held on $5,000 (£3,757) bail.
The pair face up to three years in jail for the charges of incest alone.