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Former SW man charged with aggravated battery
DARLINGTON - A former South Wayne man was charged this week in Lafayette County Circuit Court with beating a woman, causing her spleen to rupture. Brandon James Murray, 36, now living in Brodhead, faces charges filed Monday of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, a Class E felony, and disorderly conduct, a Class B misdemeanor. He posted a $500 cash bond Tuesday with the conditions that he not drink or possess alcohol, go into bars or liquor stores or have contact with the victim.