Deputies arrest attempted murder suspect in Marion County

Timothy Kydd (Hernando County Sheriff's Office)

Hernando County deputies said an attempted murder suspect has been taken into custody in Marion County.

Timothy Kydd, 29, is accused of severely beating a woman at a Brooksville apartment complex Saturday morning. He was arrested by Marion County deputies around 1 a.m. Sunday

Investigators responded to the Freedom Gardens Apartments around 9:30 a.m. Saturday for a report of aggravated battery. Deputies found a woman who had been severely injured.

The victim was taken to an area trauma center with critical injuries. Deputies said the victim told them she had been beaten by Kydd, a man she had met recently. 

Kydd is facing an attempted murder charge in connection with the incident.