St. Louis County teen charged with severely beating mother

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by Ruella Rouf and Brendan Marks /KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:00 PM

Updated Thursday, Apr 17 at 8:26 AM

(KMOV) – A St. Louis County teenager is accused of beating his mother, leaving her with nine staples in her head and a dislocated jaw.

Brendan Fletcher, 18, was charged with second-degree assault and armed criminal action.

Police say the alleged assault happened at a home in the 5000 block of Clayridge dr. on Feb. 20.

The victim, Christina Fletcher, suffered lacerations on her scalp, which required nine staples. She also got a dislocated jaw and contusions to her face.

Brendan Fletcher was taken into custody on a $10,000 bond.

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