A 34-year-old man arrested on Thursday night is accused of beating his girlfriend unconscious and attempting to dump her body in the Vermilion River, KATC-TV reported.

Damian Deblanc faces counts of attempted second-degree murder and second-degree kidnapping, among other charges, after the woman filed a police report on May 6, said Abbeville Police Department spokesman Lt. David Hardy.

Read the story at KATC-TV.