SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. – Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna is ready to be in court docket Tuesday to reply for costs stemming from a struggle along with his spouse in Could in Sandy Springs.
Prosecutors dropped felony charges against Ozuna, who nonetheless faces two misdemeanor counts of battery household violence and easy assault.
Ozuna was on the Braves injured record on the time of his suspension. Main League Baseball is reportedly investigating to find out Ozuna’s suspension.
Ozuna, 30, was booked into the Fulton County Jail on two costs for battery-family violence and aggravated assault-strangulation.
Police stated responding officers witness Ozuna assault his spouse, Genesis Ozuna, at their Sandy Springs rental dwelling.
Officers allegedly witnessed Ozuna strangling his spouse over an argument about an alleged affair.
Sandy Springs police stated “officers entered the residence by means of the entrance door and witnessed the suspect grabbing the sufferer by the neck and throwing her towards a wall.”
Ozuna was released from Fulton County Jail on a $20,000 bond.
The Braves launched an announcement Saturday night studying partly, “The Braves totally assist Main League Baseball’s coverage on home violence which stresses to the fullest that our society can not and won’t tolerate home violence in any type.”
Ozuna’s lawyer stated extra particulars will come out concerning the alleged home dispute along with his spouse, Genesis Ozuna.
The Related Press contributed to this report.
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