Beverly Hurts, 54, Bayou Body Count No. 272
Beverly Hurts, 54, who had told others of years of physical abuse at the hands of her husband, was beaten to death with a baseball bat by that husband Saturday, police say.
Isaiah Hurts, 55, has been charged with murder. Media reports say he beat his wife to death while their pastor waited outside the apartment, waiting to counsel them.
The incident happened n the 11900 block of Oakmoor about 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon. The victim had gone to a women's shelter, apparently fed up with the abuse, but was convinced to return.
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