US Republican lawmaker Douglas McLeod allegedly attacked wife for not undressing quickly enough for sex

Mississippi legislator Douglas McLeod mugshot.
The Mississippi legislator allegedly attacked his wife after she undressed too slowly for sex. Photo credit: Left: Facebook/Douglas McLeod; Right: Mugshot/George County Sheriff's Office

A legislator from the US state of Mississippi has been arrested following an alleged assault on his wife after she didn't undress fast enough when he wanted to have sex.

Douglas McLeod, 58, a Republican state representative, was charged on Saturday (local time) with misdemeanour domestic violence. McLeod allegedly punched his wife brutally in the face after she removed her clothes too slowly. The assault left her with a bloody nose. 

His wife told another woman in the home, whose relationship to the couple is unknown, and they locked themselves in a room. McLeod allegedly started banging on the door and threatened the other woman, saying he'd "kill her f**king dog" if she didn't let him in.

The Daily Mail reported that authorities who were called to the couple's Lucedale home found blood on the bed and on the floor. McLeod's wife was found in distress with the other woman.

Deputies who arrived on the scene found McLeod inebriated and holding a glass of alcohol, showing clear signs of intoxication such as slurred speech and poor coordination.

McLeod was released from prison on Sunday after posting US$1000 signature bond.

The Representative and father of three is running unopposed for re-election this year. He is in his seventh year of representing George and Stone counties.

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