Deputies: Man slashes ex-girlfriend's neck

Published On: Jul 19 2012 12:17:42 PM CDT
Kenneth Ray McClain
BEASLEY, Texas -

A man has been accused of beating up and stabbing his ex-girlfriend.

Kenneth McClain, 49, has been charged with aggravated assault.

Fort Bend County sheriff's deputies said the woman was attacked in her home in the 300 block of North 9th Street in Beasley on Wednesday afternoon.

The woman was beaten and stabbed multiple times, investigators said. Her neck had been slashed. She was taken to OakBend Medical Center for treatment.

Detectives said the victim and her aunt identified McClain as her attacker.

The women told investigators that they thought McClain would be on U.S. 59 driving to El Campo. Deputies alerted Wharton County sheriff's deputies, who stopped McClain on U.S. 59 near County Road 458 between Wharton and El Campo.

McClain was arrested and taken to the Fort Bend County Jail.