- Associated Press - Saturday, May 31, 2014

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) - A 39-year-old Ogema man is charged with felony attempted murder for allegedly beating a woman so badly she was left with 75 to 100 bruises.

Christopher Lee Rogers allegedly hit a woman with a baseball bat, stomped on her head, cut her neck, hit her with a hammer and tried to choke her with an extension cord in Fergus Falls May 20.

The Daily Journal reports (https://bit.ly/1u1KCRU ) it happened when the woman asked Rogers to hand over keys to the house.


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Rogers was charged in Otter Tail County with second-degree attempted murder, second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, false imprisonment and theft of a motor vehicle.

Rogers was arrested Thursday. The maximum penalty for the attempted murder charge is 20 years in prison.



Rogers‘ next court appearance is June 9.

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Information from: The Daily Journal, https://www.fergusfallsjournal.com/

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