Centralia Woman Arrested For Aggravated Domestic Battery

(SALEM, IL) — A 20-year-old Centralia woman is in the Marion County Jail after she allegedly used a knife to slash a man living with her across the stomach. Kellie Whitehouse was arrested for alleged aggravated domestic battery to a 27-year-old man with whom she was living. The man’s injuries reportedly did not require hospital treatment. According to police, the alleged incident occurred around 3:30 Sunday morning and started as a verbal disagreement and escalated to Whitehouse swinging a knife at the man and slicing his stomach. Police say 27-year-old Kirk Johnston’s injuries were not serious enough to require hospital treatment. Whitehouse then allegedly began swinging the knife at Johnston.