Greeley man accused of beating pregnant girlfriend with dumbbells charged with attempted murder
GREELEY, Colo. -– A 25-year-old Greeley man has been charged with attempted murder after police found his pregnant girlfriend bloodied and bruised on Sunday night.
The victim, who is seven months pregnant, told police that Manuel Ramos Rodriguez hit and kicked her until she was unconscious, according to the Weld County District Attorney’s Office.
She managed to call 911 and prosecutors said she could be heard screaming “You’re gonna kill me.”
The victim told police that Rodriguez beat her with two 10-pound dumbbells after she called 911.
When police arrived, three people ran out of the home and asked for help, according to an affidavit.
An officer went inside and saw Rodriguez standing over the victim with his hand raised and fist clenched, according to the affidavit.
The victim was covered in blood and her face was swollen, police said. She had bruises on both arms, lacerations on her neck, a broken nose and severe swelling on the face, medical reports show.
There was no word on the condition of her unborn baby.
Rodriguez, is charged with first-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a controlled substance.
He’s being held in the Weld County jail on $150,000 bond.
He is due court on Nov. 17 for an advisement hearing.