NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A woman that was severely beaten earlier this month by her boyfriend at an Antioch bar has died from her injuries.
The incident occurred at the Guadalajara Bar located on Old Hickory Boulevard in south Nashville.
According to witnesses, Anna Cruz, 42, was hit, kicked and choked by her boyfriend Leonel Ramos after he became angry at the victim because of her intention to close the business early due to a lack of customers.
After the attack, Ramos, 32, fled the scene.
He was later taken into custody by authorities on May 3 and was charged with attempted murder,
Higher charges are expected to be filed against Ramos.
He remains in jail in lieu of $500,000 bond.
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