North Adams Man Held Without Bail , Too Dangerous To Be released.
Michael Cook who is in custody has been charged with assault and battery on a family or household member, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury and assault to murder.
Cook is accused of beating his spouse and fracturing her skull, requiring her to be put into a medically induced coma, was ordered held without bail Wednesday after being found too dangerous to be released.
As reported in the Berkshire Eagle Cook was arrested early July 11 after he called 911 and asked for an ambulance to be sent to his Chase Avenue home.
"I did something I wasn't supposed to,"
According to court papers obtained by The Eagle, Cook told police he'd "snapped" over a personal matter and "bashed her head in."
Cooks Spouse was taken to Berkshire Medical Center and later transferred to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, where she underwent life-saving surgery.
Cooks past records include a conviction on counts of child rape and indecent assault and battery on a person under 14 for assaulting a 9-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl and forcing the two to engage in sex acts while he watched
Cook seems to have a history of violent acts, altogether, Cook has11 convictions for violating a restraining order as well as other instances of violent assaults.