Joshua Jermaine Nicholson, 36 of Rome, was arrested this week after he allegedly placed his hands around a woman’s neck and began to choke her.

Reports added that he told the woman, who is the mother of his child, “you gonna die today”.

Authorities went on to say that the couple’s 1 year-old child witnessed the attack.

Nicholson is charged with aggravated assault and cruelty to children.