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Authorities: Louisburg man beat woman, left her in car near abandoned home

Posted April 8, 2014

Timothy Todd Medlin

— A Louisburg man has been charged after Franklin County authorities say he severely beat a woman and left her in a car.

Timothy Todd Medlin, who lives on Ronald Tharrington Road, is charged with assault and assault inflicting serious injury.

According to investigators, Medlin assaulted the woman at her home and left her in a car on Ronald Tharrington Road on Sunday near an abandoned house.

A jogger found the woman unresponsive at about 8 a.m. Sunday, and she was taken to WakeMed with serious head injuries. She regained consciousness Monday evening, authorities said.

Investigators said Medlin and the woman knew each other but did not give more details about their relationship.

Medlin was in the Franklin County jail Tuesday under a $250,000 secured bond.


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  • American56 Apr 8, 2014

    Prayers to the victim and her family for her to make a speedy and full recovery. I also pray for due justice/punishment be served to the man responsible!!!!!

  • Susan Tennant Apr 8, 2014
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    Actually is states his name as Timothy Todd Medlin

  • pinkflipflops73 Apr 8, 2014

    Does it really matter what his name is......He beat a woman and left her to die! Prayers for her and her family!!

  • Michael Clay Apr 8, 2014
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    It looks like WRAL has the name as Timothy Todd Medlin not Todd Medlin.

  • Lori Duke Apr 8, 2014
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    JRFERGERSON...It's Todd. WRAL has the name correct.