34-year-old Javien Benoit of Breaux Bridge now sits in the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center after allegedly putting a female into the hospital, severely beating her.

Major Ginny Higgins with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office says Benoit has been charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder after allegedly putting her in critical condition. Major Higgins says the victim received great bodily injury.

Benoit was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Violent Offenders Task Force and the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office.