Is there a rise of incest in America? Have you noticed all the stories lately surfacing of relationships between mothers and sons? Here is yet another story reporting that Police in Asheville, North Carolina have arrested a 45-year-old woman and charged her with having an illegal sexual relationship with her own 25-year-old son. Melissa Nell Kitchens was accused of having a sexual relationship with her son, Shaun Thomas Pfeiffer, Buncombe County police told the New York Daily News.

The pair face felony incest charges which bring a maximum sentence of three years in jail. Pfeiffer is also reportedly facing additional charges of taking indecent liberties with a child as well as communicating threats and drunk and disorderly conduct. He is being held on a $70,500 bond. The man is also married and the father of a toddler. It is not known if the child-abuse charges are in connection with his child. READ MORE