A New Orleans woman is being charged with beating up her boyfriend with his own prosthetic leg because he tried to break up with her.
Michelle Jackson, 58, was arrested last Wednesday, police said. She had been on the run for almost 3 months.
According to police reports, in early February of this year Michelle was drinking with her boyfriend when he told her he wanted to see someone else. The man went to sleep without incident but awoke the next morning with an injured hand and a large cut on his head that was dripping blood.
Police say Michelle beat the disabled man while he slept - and she used her boyfriend's own prosthetic leg.
According to authorities, Michelle allegedly told a relative she had beat her man with his prosthetic leg so badly, that she thought she had killed him.
Jackson later admitted to the relative that she “flipped." Jackson also told the relative she stabbed the man, though he did not have any stab wounds, according to Rivarde.
Jackson left the residence before deputies arrived and thought she had killed her ex, according to telephone calls she made to her relative and a friend. Deputies searched for Jackson, but couldn’t find immediately find her.
U.S. Marshals arrested Jackson in her home Wednesday, New Orleans Fox 8 reported. She was booked into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center on an aggravated battery charge without bond, the report said.