An Anderson County man was charged with attempted first-degree murder, especially aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault with serious bodily injury, and carjacking, among other charges, in indictments filed September 5.
Jason Bradley Braden, 28, of Longmire Road, is also facing theft, burglary, and trespassing charges.
The indictments said Braden intentionally tried to kill Marietta Banks on August 12, and he seriously injured her during the assault. Braden also assaulted Melissa Byrge, seriously injuring her, the indictments said.
The assaults were committed while Braden was displaying a crowbar and a knife, according to the indictments.
It’s not clear from the indictments if the alleged assaults occurred at the same time. [Read more…]