Jan 17, 2013 12:13 PM by Ian Auzenne
A Lafayette man is charged with attempted second-degree murder for allegedly beating up his female roommate. Adam Batiste was arrested following an initial investigation. The incident occurred Wednesday around 11:00 A. M. at Morning Glory Square. Police say the victim suffered severe bruising on her body. According to investigators, Batiste and the victim lived together, but they do not know the extent of their relationship. The victim remains in critical condition at a local hospital. Batiste is free on $125,000 bond. The case is still under investigation.