A son is in jail after investigators say he assaulted his mom with a hammer.
The Johnson County Sheriff says Donney Wayne Greathouse , 24, of Van Lear is charged with domestic violence assault.
Cynthia L. Greathouse, 45, was taken to the
for her injuries. Paul B. Hall Regional
Sheriff Dwayne Price did not release a motive for the assault, which happened Tuesday at the family home in Van Lear.
Greathouse is being held in the
. Big Sandy Regional Detention