Marmolejo pleads guilty to beating Lubbock teen for downloading Snapchat app

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A Lubbock man who beat his girlfriend for downloading a social media app will soon be sentenced.

Dameon Marmolejo, 21, plead guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon Monday morning in a Lubbock County courtroom.  

The victim, Solidad Torres, told EverythingLubbock.com in 2017 Marmolejo came after her after he found out she downloaded the Snapchat app.

She said he slammed her head into the tub and continued to beat her. 

The brutal beating left Torres with 15 staples across her head, three stitches and bruises all over her body from his shoes.

According to a Lubbock Police report, when the officers arrived on scene, they observed a pool of blood in the bathroom and were unable to locate any suspects on scene or in the area.

Torres said Marmolejo called 911 when he saw her bleeding, then fled the scene.

The incident occurred on June 17, 2017, according to LPD.

He was arrested two months later on August 17 by U.S. Marshals a home in the 1900 block of Avenue O.

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