Evans Man Charged with Beating Girlfriend

An Evans, Georgia man is in the Chatham County jail, charged with beating his girlfriend. Savannah Chatham Police said the two were fighting at a Savannah hotel. Officers arrested 49 year old Michael Horner around 3am Sunday at the Westin Hotel on Hutchinson Island. They found his girlfriend, 49 year old Deborah Jones, who's also from Evans, face down on the floor of the couple's hotel room. They said Horner was trying to revive her.

Paramedics rushed Jones to Memorial Health University where she was in critical condition as of Sunday night.

Horner will be arraigned in Chatham County Recorder's Court on Monday on charges of aggravated battery.