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Northwest Indiana husband charged with beating wife and her boyfriend

Updated: December 28, 2012 7:18PM



A northwest Indiana husband is charged with allegedly beating his naked wife and her boyfriend after finding them in bed in Valparaiso.

The woman’s boyfriend, 43, told police Juan Esquivel-Reyes, 47, of Union Township, Ind., knocked on the door of his condo in the 1300 block of Winding Ridge Road in at 4:20 p.m. Thursday, according to a police report. Her husband allegedly had seen his wife’s car outside the man’s home.

When no one answered, Esquivel-Reyes allegedly walked in through an unlocked door of the condo and found the two in bed and started kicking and punching the woman, police said.

The man alleged pulled Esquivel-Reyes off her and Esquivel-Reyes then turned to him ­— allegedly kicking, punching and scratching until he left the condo, police said.

The woman insisted nothing happened and only reluctantly gave police her husband’s information. When officers found Esquivel-Reyes at home, he reportedly admitted entering the residence uninvited but denied attacking anyone.

Esquivel-Reyes was arrested at 7:30 p.m. Thursday for felony residential entry, misdemeanor battery causing injury and misdemeanor domestic battery.



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