GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCSC) - Police say a 37-year-old man wanted for severely beating and sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend in Goose Creek was captured Sunday night in Georgia.
The Goose Creek Police Department says the Richmond County Sheriff's Office located Steven Morgan at a home in Augusta.
Investigators say that the victim's truck was also recovered. Morgan is currently detained with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office pending extradition proceedings.
Authorities say the victim remains hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.
Police say Morgan forced his way into the victim's house at 4 a.m. in the Ryan Creek subdivision. Authorities say Morgan severely beat the victim and then sexually assaulted her.
The victim was then taken to MUSC with serious injuries. Authorities will be charging Morgan with kidnapping, first-degree criminal sexual assault, conduct, attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.