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Helena man accused of punching wife for using Facebook

Posted at 11:23 AM, Apr 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-10 13:23:06-04

HELENA – An East Helena man is charged with punching his wife over using Facebook.

Korey Nickolas Chafin, 30, has been charged with one count of felony partner or family member assault.

Charging documents state Chafin and his wife were sitting in bed on April 1 while she was scrolling through Facebook on her phone.

The woman told police Chafin allegedly “flipped out” and accused her of cheating on him.

Charging documents state when the woman tried to get out of bed, Chafin allegedly punched her in the face.

Chafin told law officers nothing happened.

Bond was set at $50,000.