Just days after Chuck Liddell was arrested for an alleged incident of home violence towards his spouse, Heidi Northcott, the UFC Hall of Famer filed for divorce.
According to TMZ, Liddell filed for “dissolution w/ minor children” on Friday in Los Angeles courtroom. Liddell, 51, and Northcott, 41, have been collectively for greater than 10 years and received engaged in November 2010. They have two younger youngsters collectively.
Liddell’s submitting for divorce comes on the heels of his Monday arrest. He was arrested and booked into the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station in Agoura Hills, Calif., on a misdemeanor cost of home battery. He was held on a $20,000 bond and launched that very same morning.
Initial experiences mentioned that police have been referred to as to Liddell’s house after an argument between him and Northcott turned bodily. Northcott was not in want of medical consideration when police arrived on the scene.
Hours after he was launched from jail, Liddell issued a press release declaring that he was the sufferer within the incident and mentioned he selected to go to jail in her place.
“I was the victim of the incident last night at our family home, as details of the case will reveal,” Liddell mentioned. “The deputies knowledgeable me that my spouse could be arrested, as I didn’t reply to her assault whereas I sustained bruising and lacerations. I volunteered to go in her place.
“This was one of the many times I have tried to shield a family mental health issue from the public purview. It has become painfully apparent that this cannot continue, as our private life has now reached a public breaking point.”
Neither Liddell nor Northcott have commented on what transpired since Liddell’s preliminary assertion.