Marine charged with attacking his wife

December 22, 2008 8:50:01 AM PST
Authorities have charged a Marine after his wife was attacked with a hammer.The Onslow County Sheriff's Office charged 24-year-old Marine corporal Jonathan Matthew Gould has been charged with attempted murder.

Erin Gould suffered life-threatening head injuries. According to family members, she is responding to treatment.

The Corporal was charged Saturday and is being held without bail.

Investigators say Jonathan Gould called police to say he had been knocked unconscious when he returned home from a late-night job and awoke to find his wife had been attacked.

He later confessed to attacking his wife himself.

Crime Scene Investigators and the SBI Lab are working to determine if they have the weapon used in the attack.


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