DeKalb County authorities are investigating the beating of a woman who is the wife of a DeKalb County police officer.
The victim is in critical condition after an assault outside the couple's Lithonia home, according to Channel 2. Police told Channel 2 that the woman was badly beaten and left unconscious, just outside the couple's garage area.
Police said they do not know who assaulted the woman. But they did say the officer and his wife they lived in the home together.
Channel 2 was outside of the emergency room at Grady Memorial Hospital shortly after the woman arrived around 3:30 a.m. Several DeKalb County police officers were at the hospital and officers were posted near the emergency room.
Police told Channel 2 that the victim's husband was there at his wife's bedside. Authorities did not identify the victim nor her husband.
Article by AJC.