Woman Will Face Ten Years Behind Bars

A Pike County woman will spend 10 years behind bars for beating up her own grandmother.

A jury convicted 28-year-old Marlena Bishop of assault after police say in she beat her 89-year-old grandmother with a stick.

The alleged beating happened in December.

Prosecutors say the grandmother, Alice Bishop, suffered serious head injuries and broken bones.

A judge sentenced Marlena Bishop to ten years in prison.


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  • by Anonymous on Oct 11, 2008 at 12:51 PM
    10 years she be out in 3 years..should give her life in prison.. but i guess thats better then nothing.owell
  • by Lou Location: Eastern Ky on Oct 10, 2008 at 04:15 PM
    That's not long enough. Anyone who would beat an innocent elderly person should spend life behind bars. This is inexcusable.
  • by Nicole Location: Eastern Kentucky on Oct 10, 2008 at 03:47 PM
    They should have given her more time than just 10 years.

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