LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - She ran to a gas station on Aug. 19, injured, seeking help and telling the clerk she had been robbed.
Then, on Aug. 25, the woman again called 911.
This time, she said, the original attack was a case of domestic assault. She had been strangled so viciously she had a seizure, according to an arrest warrant, beaten with her husband's fists and hit with an unknown object.
She made up the robbery, she told police, because she feared for her life.
Upon hearing this story, officers took pictures of bruises on her body and scratches on her neck. They then set out to arrest her husband.
When police arrived at the Gagel Avenue home of William Tyler, 33, of Louisville, according to an arrest warrant, police found four children, ages 12, 11, 3 and 1, there alone. Tyler was later arrested while walking home.
He was charged with endangering the welfare of a minor, first-degree wanton endangerment and second-degree assault, domestic violence.
Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
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