Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna was arrested on Saturday on felony assault charges. He initially stood accused of choking his wife and throwing her against a wall.
On Sunday, additional troubling details regarding the alleged incident emerged.
According to an affidavit obtained by WSB-TV in Atlanta, Ozuna’s wife “told police that she and her husband were having an argument over infidelity before he choked her and threw her against a wall.”
Ozuna’s wife further told authorities that she was mid-shower when her husband came into the bathroom, took both of her cellphones and refused to give them back after she confronted him.
“He threatened to kill her and she threatened to call 911,” the affidavit said. “She took his cellphone from a table and called 911.”
The affidavit then went into grislier details.
“She told the 911 operator that said accused was coming back and grabbed a large kitchen knife from a drawer,” it read. “Accused re-entered the house via the garage door and into the kitchen where she was. He continued to yell and verbally abuse her. Therefore, said accused held the knife by her hip and warned said accused that if he got closer, she was going to hurt him.”
Ozuna’s wife’s then reportedly attempted to retrieve her phones once more, but failed.
“Accused then brought his hand down and punched her in the back of the hands with the…