A Bedford man injures woman, lands behind bars

BEDFORD – A Bedford man was arrested Wednesday night after Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department deputies were alerted to a battery in the 180 block of Burkwood Hills Lane.

William King

When police arrived they spoke to a woman who claimed 55-year-old William King had hit her on Sunday. The woman told police she had not planned on reporting the incident, but her sons convinced her to do so.

The woman had suffered obvious bruises on the face and head. The blood vessels were busted in her left eye and her eye was bruised and swollen. The woman also had large bruises on her arms, chest, and back

The woman told police King was mad because she was texting another male.

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The agency can provide emergency assistance with shelter to those in domestic violence situations.  Hoosier Hills PACT also provides assistance with court advocacy, protective orders, education, outreach programs, support groups, and more.

King was arrested on charges of domestic battery causing injury.