A Detroit man is recovering after a woman he was kissing bit off his tongue, according to the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office.
Youlette Wedgeworth, 52, and the man were engaged in a consensual kiss on January 28 when the incident occurred, police and prosecutors allege. She had asked him to not put his tongue in her mouth. When he did anyway, she bit it off,
Police said they found the piece of tongue in the bedroom of the apartment, but doctors were unable to sew it back into the man’s mouth. Officials said the victim has complained of nightmares and day-mares in connection with the assault.
Wedgeworth was sentenced April 2 to 90 days in jail, with release for inpatient treatment, and 18 months of reporting probation after that.