Sheriff: Husband Turns Himself In After Assaulting Wife

Richland County, SC (WLTX) - Richland County deputies have arrested a man in connection with a domestic disturbance that occurred early Saturday morning.

Gary Wayne Thomas, age 51, has been arrested and charged with attempted murder.

Thomas turned himself over to investigators Saturday at 2:30 p.m. without incident.

The incident occurred just after midnight on the 100 block of Anna B Lane.

Previous Coverage: Deputies Searching for Suspect in Domestic Disturbance

Deputies say when they arrived they located a 41-year-old female victim with injuries to the upper body.

The victim was treated by EMS and transported to Palmetto Health Richland Hospital in critical condition.

Sheriff Leon Lott states that investigators were able to determine that Thomas assaulted the victim multiple times with an object causing severe injuries.

According to officials, Thomas and the victim were legally married with one child in common and are separated.

Thomas will be transported to Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.


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