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Pregnant Woman in Marshfield Doused With Gas

POSTED: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 --- 11:45 a.m.

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- Marshfield police say officers have made an arrest in the case of a pregnant woman who was doused with gas, punched and threatened.

Authorities say the 23-year-old suspect threatened to light the woman on fire, punched her in the stomach and tried to strangle her during a three-hour domestic ordeal on Sept. 29.

The woman tried to escape, but was unable to leave.

Police say the man had heroin on him when he was arrested.

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Copyright 2012: Associated Press


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