Woman airlifted after assault

By Jefferson Weaver jeffersonweaver@nrcolumbus.com

Posted on: 07.12.2019 at 08:59 a.m. |

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The victim of a July 6 assault was airlifted to New Hanover Regional after she sustained head injuries from a reported boyfriend.

Edwin Colon, 38, of 533 Old Northeast Rd., is being held under no bond in the Columbus County Detention Center, charged with assault inflicting serious injury.

Deputies were called to Columbus Regional July 6 to investigate the assault. Marie Cox, 64, of the same address, told deputies that she was beaten in the head and body by Colon. He was arrested July 10.

Cox was airlifted from Columbus Regional to undergo surgery for head trauma form the incident.


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