MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Authorities say they’ve made an arrest after a 66-year-old woman was found bloody and unconscious with black eyes and the name of a demon written in black on her chest.

Police told media outlets that officers were called to a Myrtle Beach hotel around noon Wednesday after the woman was found.

Paramedics say “Asmoday” was written on her chest. That is the name of a demon from a religious book written more than 2,000 years ago.

Investigators say the officers checked security camera footage and determined 33-year-old Chase Wall was with the woman.

Police say Wall was arrested later Wednesday driving the woman’s car.

He is charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. It wasn’t known if he had a lawyer.

VIAThe Associated Press
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