Questions About Beating of Wife of DeKalb Police Officer

DeKalb Co, Ga (WAOK/AJC)-Several questions remain concerning who is responsible for the beating of the wife of a DeKalb County police officer. According to the AJC, the woman is in critical condition after the assault outside the couple’s Lithonia home. Police say 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. They said the officer and his wife live in the home together.  DeKalb police did not respond to calls and emails from the AJC seeking comment Sunday.

Several DeKalb County police officers were at the hospital and officers were posted near the emergency room when the woman arrived around 3:30 am.

Police say that the victim’s husband was there at his wife’s bedside. Authorities did not identify the victim or her husband.

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