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Taylorsville man charged with beating woman

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- Alexander County Sheriff’s Office
Jerry Walter Teague, 42, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Deputies say he was in the same residence as a woman who was found unconscious with severe head trauma. (Alexander County Sheriff’s Office photo.)

TAYLORSVILLE A 42-year-old Taylorsville man has been charged with beating a woman who was severely injured, authorities say.

The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office said Jerry Walter Teague was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. The beating apparently took place Tuesday morning at a residence on Willard’s Lane near Taylorsville.

Deputies said they were called to the residence and found an unconscious woman with severe head trauma. The woman, whose name was not released by authorities, was hospitalized in critical conditions, deputies said.

Teague was in the residence when deputies arrived, according to investigators. He is jailed under $250,000 bond.

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