— Police say a woman who was severely beaten with a hatchet
after trying to hide from her estranged husband in Mount Pleasant
has died of her injuries.
called to a home Wednesday night after witnesses saw a person
screaming and being dragged to a vehicle. Authorities say the
vehicle sped away and the victim was later found bleeding in the
parking lot of a Super 8 motel in the Racine County community.
WISN-TV says the
woman was taken to a Milwaukee hospital where she died of her
injuries. Mount Pleasant Police Sgt. Eric Relich says the
36-year-old woman from Arlington Heights, Illinois, was separated
from her husband and had filed for a restraining order against
The Journal Times
reports the 38-year-old man was arrested at the motel.