Woman arrested • beats up elderly husband

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Ocala.com, Florida, USA

Woman arrested after reportedly striking husband

Staff report

Friday, January 9, 2009

ORANGE LAKE – A 67-year-old woman accused of hitting her husband was arrested by a sheriff’s deputy and charged with battery on a person over 65, according to a Sheriff’s Office report.

The man reportedly suffers from dementia. According to the report, his shirt had blood all over it and his left cheek was swollen. He refused medical treatment.

His daughter told a deputy Thursday that her mother hit her father in the face so hard he fell out of his wheelchair and was bleeding. She said the two had been arguing about women the victim had been with during their 49 years of marriage.The deputy noted in her report that the daughter said the beatings occur frequently.

The man’s wife denied hitting her husband, but later changed her story and told the deputy that he kicked her and she hit him. The woman changed her story several times, the report said. She was arrested and taken to the Marion County Jail….(Source)


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