Falmouth Firefighter Arraigned on 11 Domestic Abuse Charges

Case includes several charges of Assault on a Pregnant Woman...

CBS Boston WBZ-TV is reporting that a Falmouth firefighter, 32 year old Mathew Edwards, has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of assaulting his pregnant wife.

Prosecutor Mary Chamberlain listed eleven charges against Mr. Edwards.  Chamberlain stated the alleged abuse spanned several years and continued into his wife's pregnancy.

Edwards' defense attorneys said that the couple is in the middle of a divorce and allege the incidents were exaggerated to enhance the wife's custody case.

See the full WBZ report.

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