A North Carolina mother and her 25-year-old son were arrested and charged with the crime of incest. Melissa 'Missy' Kitchens and her son, Shaun Thomas Pfeiffer, who is married, each face a felony charge of incest.
According to arrest documents, Melissa and Shaun committed a sexual act together in August, when both were adults.
Under North Carolina Law it is illegal for two members of the same nuclear family to have relations - irrespective of their ages. They each face up to three years in jail.