Man Accused of holding Knife to Victim’s Throat during Assault in Knox County, Kentucky

BARBOURVILLE, KY - The Knox County Sheriff's Department is reporting that on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at approximately 7:35 P.M Knox County Deputies responded to a fight in progress at a residence on Beechwood Court south of Barbourville.

When the deputies arrived at the residence they were met by a female who stated she had been assaulted by Chuck Bingham. She also stated that Chuck was currently inside the residence assaulting another female victim, possibly with a knife.

When the deputies gained entry, they observed "Chuck" Bingham holding the other female victim on the floor against her will.

The deputies also learned that during the assault a knife had been held to the victim’s throat on one or more occasions and she had also been strangled.

Arrested was Christopher Charles “Chuck” Bingham age 45 of Barbourville, KY.

Christopher Bingham was charged with:

  • Two (2) counts of Assault-2nd Degree
  • Unlawful Imprisonment-1st Degree
  • Strangulation-1st Degree 

This individual was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

Photo of the accused is courtesy of the Knox County Detention Center.

According to JailTracker, Mr. Bingham is currently being held in the facility on a CASH+HOME INC bond type in the amount of $25,000.00 with an appearance in CIRCUIT COURT scheduled for 9:00 A.M. on April 22, 2022.



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