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Chambers County woman held hostage, assaulted for eight months
Three men are accused of assaulting a woman over a period of nearly eight months that left her in critical condition.
The Chamber's County Sheriff's Office told Fox 4 News today that 21-year-old Max Lee Ruff, 23-year-old James Logan Ruff and 57-year-old Rusty Sherill were arrested last month for aggravated assault.
The sheriff's office says the assault was continuous, beginning in September 2011 and ending in May of 2012.
Deputies say based on the investigation, the woman was held against her will.
Authorities say when the woman's mother intervened, she had her daughter taken to the hospital.
The woman was in critical condition and was in a coma for a month.
Deputies say during the course of the investigation, other accusations of abuse have been discovered involving other complaintants.
The investigation into the case is ongoing.