Police: Indiana man took woman against her will, tried to hold her head underwater

Cody Demotte

Cody Demotte

KINGMAN, Ind. – A Fountain County man is accused of hitting a woman and kidnapping her.

According to Indiana State Police Cody L. Demotte, 24, was arrested on Saturday, Sept. 17, after state troopers responded to around 2 p.m. to a home on South Silver Island Road near Kingman.

They spoke to a woman who said Demotte took her against her will and battered her. She told police that he hit her several times in the upper body and tried to hold her head underwater.

Demotte faces several charges, including kidnapping, criminal confinement and domestic battery. He’s being held in the Fountain County Jail, and state police said more charges could be forthcoming.

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