Man uses baseball bat to beat girlfriend in bathtub
BATON ROUGE - A man is accused of trying to kill his girlfriend with a baseball bat while she was taking a bath.
According to Baton Rouge Police, the victim said her 46-year-old boyfriend, Louis Christal, accused her of being with another man when she got home. Investigators say the victim ignored his questions and left to go take a bath. According to the victim, Christal then attacked her with a bat in the tub and then with a knife.
Investigators said the victim was able to shield her head and escape the tub by tackling Christal by his knees causing him to fall.
Police say the victim went to the hospital after she sustained injuries on her wrist and arms including a deep cut on her shoulder.
Christal was booked into East baton Rouge Parish jail for charges of attempted second-degree murder.
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