Woman left in coma after attack wakes up 2 years later; brother charged
JACKSON COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A woman who was found outside her home seriously injured back in 2020 has made a seemingly miraculous recovery.
According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Wanda Palmer has awoken from a two-year coma.
Palmer was discovered on Wednesday, June 10, by lawn care workers at her home along Flatwoods Road suffering from severe head injuries.
Palmer’s own brother, Daniel Palmer, is accused in the attack, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office reports.
According to sheriff’s deputies, Daniel Palmer is charged with attempted murder and malicious wounding following the June 2020 incident near Cottageville.
On its Facebook page on Friday, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department said, “After 2 years of being hospitalized and in a coma resulting from being attacked, hacked, and left for dead, Wanda Palmer is now awake to see her assailant in custody - her brother, Daniel Palmer.”
Further information has not been released.
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