Husband Arrested for Beating Spouse
POSTED: Thursday, May 14, 2009 - 8:34am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:32pm
A woman in Brownsville is severely injured after police say her husband attacked her with shotgun and held a knife to her throat while in her home in front of her kids which happened on Mother's Day.
Police say the man, Gavino Pecina, assaulted his wife on Mother's Day and held a knife to her throat and hitting her in the face with his fist. Pecina also grabbed a sawed off shotgun and used it to hit her in the face and her body. Pecina fled the Brownsville area and was found in Beaumont, Texas on a Expresso bus. He was arrested and is being transferred back to the Brownsville city jail.