Woman, upset with boyfriend who wet the bed, attacks him with machete in Deer Park: police

The man, struck in the head, is expected to recover, authorities say.

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A man was arrested March 19, 2021, and charged in connection with a fatal crash from October 2020 in Lake County.

A woman is charged with striking her boyfriend with a machete in Deer Park on July 26, 2020.

Lake County sheriff’s office Facebook photo

A 39-year-old Deer Park woman allegedly struck her boyfriend with a machete Sunday after getting upset that he urinated in the bed in their north suburban home.

Bophanary Om grabbed the machete about 9:30 p.m. and hit the man’s head, causing a serious head wound, the Lake County sheriff’s office said in a statement.

The 39-year-old man, who lived with Om in the 22500 block of West Lake Cook Road, is expected to recover.

Om was ordered held in Lake County jail on a $30,000 bail, the sheriff’s office said. She is charged with felony domestic battery, felony battery and two misdemeanor counts of battery.

Her next court appearance is set for Aug. 25.

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