After Waking From Two-Year Coma, Woman Names Brother As Her Attacker

After Waking From Two-Year Coma, Woman Names Brother As Her Attacker

Despite suffering brain damage from an assault in June 2020, Wanda Palmer awoke after being in a coma for two years and said her brother was her assailant. Officials believe the suspect, Daniel Palmer, allegedly attacked with a machete or a hatchet. WSAZ’s Kim Rafferty reports.

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49 Comments

  1. Creme Brulee on July 18, 2022 at 10:36 pm

    It’s incredible that she was able to tell them who her attacker is after being in a coma for 2 years. Of course, people who have been in coma say they can hear what’s going on around them It just can’t respond. It must be very frustrating.

  2. Much Love on July 18, 2022 at 10:37 pm

    Props to that family to keep her going this long

  3. Anthony Leander on July 18, 2022 at 10:40 pm

    Crazy story

  4. Sf Sandman on July 18, 2022 at 10:42 pm

    Looks like her brother is a perfect person to be on the Authorities Red Flag law! Ya 🤔 think! I’d like to buy a few automatic weapons, yes sir glad to help. You need any hit list paper? Na I’m just shooting whom ever bad luck it is that around when I finally snap. Ok thanks for the business! Be well and see ya next time, 🙄 uh or maybe not.

  5. Original J on July 18, 2022 at 10:44 pm

    It be your own people

  6. Andrew M Leonard on July 18, 2022 at 10:44 pm

    Praise God for all his goodness

  7. Fay Kouri on July 18, 2022 at 10:44 pm

    Just unfathomable!

  8. Shirley on July 18, 2022 at 10:45 pm

    THANK GOD HE ANSWERED THE PRAYERS FOR HER WHOOPPEE

  9. peacefulhideaway on July 18, 2022 at 10:45 pm

    You go girl! So sorry for your pain, but may he be punished exactly as he deserves! And he’s her brother?! Ugh just ugh

  10. El Kabong on July 18, 2022 at 10:48 pm

    Yikes

  11. Mathias Lee on July 18, 2022 at 10:51 pm

    Scary thing. I don’t trust my brother at all, and it’s always on the back burner of my brain what would happen when we’re the last two of the immediate family.

  12. Caleb Booth on July 18, 2022 at 10:52 pm

    She missed the craziest 2 years ever

  13. Paul Williams on July 18, 2022 at 10:52 pm

    This would be a good Hollywood movie

  14. JORI JEMISON on July 18, 2022 at 10:53 pm

    Her brother or "a brotha"??? 😒

  15. Leonard on July 18, 2022 at 10:53 pm

    Lady…. God ain’t got nothing to do with it

  16. Sound Wave6 on July 18, 2022 at 10:54 pm

    Welp he will reap what he sow..God Bless her and Thank God she woke up🙋🏾‍♀️

  17. ♡Cdimplesz♡ on July 18, 2022 at 10:54 pm

    God is good ,he allowed her to fight to get justice for herself and the people who loves her unconditionally ❤

  18. Russel Murray on July 18, 2022 at 10:55 pm

    Prayers?

  19. Nyvel Pyles on July 18, 2022 at 10:55 pm

    Wow

  20. Jayden Carter on July 18, 2022 at 10:56 pm

    the photo they used for the brother tho ☠️

  21. Uncle Elmer on July 18, 2022 at 10:58 pm

    Her brother is a total loser.

  22. Tasha Mac on July 18, 2022 at 10:59 pm

    This is really insane same thing happened to my female cousin back in 2015 in Ohio the same day of Christmas Eve her daughter came home and found her laying under the Christmas tree with her pants down it was heartbreaking when we found out my cousin was nearly beaten to death stayed in coma for 3 months straight suddenly before her mother decided to take her off life support she woke up and the first name she said was her brothers name till this day her mom still don’t believe her so sad

  23. Stacy Hackney on July 18, 2022 at 11:00 pm

    Poor lady.

  24. iAm Young4Eva on July 18, 2022 at 11:00 pm

    Guess she playing playing “solid state drive” cause she remembered it all 🤣

  25. Larry Martineau on July 18, 2022 at 11:01 pm

    She must of did something bad to her brother to cashe it. People don’t just get attacked like this out of pure insanity, especially close relatives.

  26. Katryana OranGe on July 18, 2022 at 11:02 pm

    Just one look at that Daniel, he looks scary!!! I’m so glad she pulled through 🙏

  27. Elijah Waggoner on July 18, 2022 at 11:02 pm

    Spose this stuff happens without a plot….. but who’s gonna frame name me?!! Who pretended to be coma and made a story or was actually coma and had the brain rewrite internal speak dump to make them think it was something?! It’s so crazy everyone only looks at the effects and never the causes…..ALL POSSIBLE causes! I been gone from family for years and can just imagine the intern tech that coulda been brainwashing everyone and them not even know it and then end up thinking i did all this wacko stuff! Anyways….more adventures to see if thats true!

  28. Alan W on July 18, 2022 at 11:02 pm

    Her mind is still on when Trump was president

  29. MercifulSerpent on July 18, 2022 at 11:03 pm

    I wonder what it was like to be in a coma for that long. 😨

  30. Trouty McTroutTrout on July 18, 2022 at 11:04 pm

    What an amazing story. Thank you Lord for sparing her. I hope she has a blessed life with her loving family.

  31. Josh Scheper on July 18, 2022 at 11:05 pm

    Don’t thank god, thank the doctors and science that kept her alive.

  32. Sunil Sameer on July 18, 2022 at 11:05 pm

    Daniel (the assailant) looks older than his mother.😐

  33. NORIEGA200 on July 18, 2022 at 11:05 pm

    Why??

  34. DoMsKiiS on July 18, 2022 at 11:10 pm

    So how do they just keep her for two years like that ? Is she in a hospital ?

  35. Virtual Feats on July 18, 2022 at 11:11 pm

    this is hard for everyone involved. She is amazing to tell her story. sending love from Ireland 🇮🇪

  36. Nina Simone on July 18, 2022 at 11:15 pm

    UNBELIEVABLE

  37. Jay Choi on July 18, 2022 at 11:16 pm

    This is a story for Dateline! 😲

  38. STSN ATEEZ on July 18, 2022 at 11:16 pm

    It be ya own people.

  39. gossipIluvUihate on July 18, 2022 at 11:22 pm

    Amazing she survived and remembered who attacked her. I wonder why he did it?

  40. JG on July 18, 2022 at 11:22 pm

    She could’ve dreamed it

  41. Miss Faith moore on July 18, 2022 at 11:22 pm

    Wow

  42. A. Linn on July 18, 2022 at 11:22 pm

    Absolutely sickening that her brother did this to her. May she make a full recovery, and may he pay for his actions.

  43. Nathan Hernandez on July 18, 2022 at 11:24 pm

    Hill Billy love

  44. Vanessa Cortez on July 18, 2022 at 11:24 pm

    “She’ll never be normal”. My heart breaks for her.

  45. Question on July 18, 2022 at 11:27 pm

    This took returning to the scene of the crime to a new level of monster

  46. Captain America on July 18, 2022 at 11:28 pm

    Imagine the Mothers Pain the brother!!

  47. Celtic Meltdown on July 18, 2022 at 11:29 pm

    Omg … God help her! May the devil take her brother.

  48. sammygirl6910 on July 18, 2022 at 11:30 pm

    Poor woman. Tragic.

  49. J J on July 18, 2022 at 11:30 pm

    What was the motive?

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