Poplar Bluff Police were dispatched Tuesday to a residence in the 1900 block of Wilson street in response to an assault complaint. Matthew Jenkins reported that he came home to find his parents, Carl Jenkins and Vicki Jenkins, had been severely beaten. Both were eventually transported to St. Francis Medical center with serious injuries. The Butler County Major case squad has arrested Matthew Jenkins on two counts of domestic assault in the first degree and was lodged in the Butler County Jail.
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