Man Arrested in Brutal Assault on Partner - Update
Update: Sources at the Lauderdale County Detention Center say Donnie Lance White, 50, is currently being held on 1K bond. He's charged only with Third Degree Domestic Violence - Assault at this time; however, these charges may be upgraded. There has been no update on the condition of his victim.
A North Florence woman has been hospitalized after a brutal assault by her live-in boyfriend. Donnie L. White was arrested earlier this afternoon at the home he shared with his victim. According to witnesses, the victim was unconscious outside her apartment when authorities arrived.
White reportedly has at least one previous domestic violence arrest and was in possession of a concealed weapon when taken into custody. The unidentified victim was still being treated at the emergency room as of 6:30 p.m.
PNS will update this article when more details are available.