Man charged after attacking pregnant girlfriend


JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WDHN) — A Marianna man faces a felony battery charge after getting into a physical fight with his pregnant girlfriend.

Jackson County deputies were called to a home on Maridale Road west of Marianna after a call was made about a physical disturbance.

According to the sheriff’s office, Daniel Joseph Farkash, 43, of Marianna got into a verbal fight with his girlfriend. Investigators said Farkash then said she had to leave.

His girlfriend then threw her house key at Farkash. In response, he took her to the ground and held her there, causing minor swelling and bruising.

He now faces a felony battery on a pregnant person.

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