Cape Coral man arrested for attempted murder

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Cape Coral man arrested for attempted murder

CREATED Mar. 5, 2013 - UPDATED: Mar. 5, 2013

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral police are investigating an unusual crash involving a mini-van and a home in the 300 block of SW 16th Terrace that resulted in the arrest of a 41-year-old man for felony attempted murder and aggravated assault

Police responded to a call about a man driving the mini-van into the rear of the home, targeting the master bedroom.

Police say Jose Luis Acevedo then got out of the van, went through the garage, grabbed an aluminum baseball bat and proceeded to beat his wife.

45-year-old Yolima Papa-Sanchez was found with head injuries and a broken arm among numerous other injuries.  She is expected to survive.

Police say the beating took place in front of the couple's 7-year-old son.

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