Lorena Bobbitt was regularly getting raped by her husband. Abused/hit regularly being married for 6 years she started to get sick of it. On June 23, 1993 After John Bobbitt came back drunk, John comes home decides to crawl in bed and help himself
Lorena was sick of being constantly mistreated, so she got out of bed and went to the kitchen for a drink of water. She saw the knife and there were so many things going through her mind every traumatic experience she has had because of John, in a fit of rage She grabbed an 8-inch carving knife on the kitchen counter.
Lorena returned to their bedroom, pulled back the bed sheets and cut off his penis. John was in a state of shock thinking he was going to die, meanwhile Lorena fleas the apartment in her left hand she has the penis, in right hand she has the knife
After seven hours of deliberation, the jury found Lorena not guilty due to insanity causing an irresistible impulse to sexually wound John.
Under state law, the judge ordered her to undergo a 45-day evaluation period at Central State Hospital, located in Petersburg, Virginia, after which she would be released.
In 1995, after six years of marriage, John and Lorena divorced.