This is a news release from the McComb Police Department
Cedrick Lawane Lofton, a 43-year-old of McComb, MS was arrested on Monday and charged with the attempted murder of a 56-year-old female, whose name has not been mentioned for the safety of the victim.
McComb Officers responded to a call in the Burgland Heights Community on December 16, 2014 where the victim was found at approximately 10 p.m. in her home, beaten severely.
The victim was airlifted to UMC in Jackson where she was unresponsive but has since become responsive, and is working with McComb Police Investigations on the case.
The victim has been released from UMC and is receiving medical treatment in an undisclosed location.
No bond has been set at this time, and Lofton is awaiting an arraignment with a date to be determined.