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Man indicted in assault at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park that left wife in critical condition

Court documents show Santiago Martinez is charged with attempted murder and felonious assault.
Credit: Franklin County Jail
Booking photo of Santiago Martinez

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ohio — A man has been indicted on charges of attempted murder and felonious assault for allegedly beating his wife at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park, according to Franklin County court records.

Court documents state someone called the Franklin County Sheriff's Office on March 23 at 6:40 p.m. to report an assault at the park.

When deputies responded, they found Alexandra Berrios suffering from multiple contusions, lacerations and a broken skull, according to court records.

She was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

Santiago Martinez, 42, was later arrested in a traffic stop.

Martinez was indicted on April 1.  He has entered a not guilty plea.