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Morgan Co. Sheriff’s Office: Man charged after using baseball bat in domestic violence assault

David Elliot Simmons

Deputies said they found a bat at the scene with a long brown hair on it that matched the victim’s hair.

Posted: Oct 15, 2021 10:38 AM

A Falkville man faces domestic violence charges after the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office says he hit the victim with his fists and a baseball bat.

David Elliot Simmons, 54, was arrested Oct. 2 and charged with domestic violence-assault, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

Deputies responded to a domestic violence call in the 500 block of Jewel Lasselle Road in Falkville. The victim said Simmons “assaulted her with his fist and hit her in the head with a baseball bat,” according to the release.

The victim had a cut and several bruises on the top of her head.

Deputies said they found a bat at the scene with a long brown hair on it that matched the victim’s hair.

Simmons was booked in the Morgan County Jail. Bond was set at $5,000.

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