AceShowbiz - Chuck Liddell and Heidi Northcott will not face charges after alleged domestic violence. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office decided not to prosecute the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and his estranged wife following their physical altercation.
The case has since been filed as a "cross complaint" where both parties maintained that the other was the aggressor in the incident. Following further evaluation, the prosecution said there was a "lack of sufficient evidence" to proceed with charges and "the arresting officer concurs."
The investigators interviewed Chuck's daughter, who didn't see which parent started the fight, just that the two were pushing each other. Charge evaluation notes from the district attorney stated that "the wife did not have any visible injuries, while the husband had a slight red mark on his cheek and a small red mark near his chest."
After their alleged physical argument, Chuck was taken into police custody with his bail set at $20,000 on October 11. At the time, the responding cops said that they got a call from his Hidden Hills home "regarding a family disturbance." The sheriff's department explained, "Upon arrival deputies determined Chuck Liddell and his wife had been involved in a physical altercation. Mr. Liddell was arrested for domestic battery."
Shortly after his prison release, Chuck took to his Instagram account to speak out about his arrest. "Last night the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department deputies who responded were professional. While the information about this case will be revealed in due course, I believe it is important to convey and clarify a few facts about the situation," so said the former UFC star.
Chuck, who recently filed for divorce from Heidi, further stated that he "was the victim of the incident" and promised that "details of the case will reveal." The former MMA star also shared that "the deputies informed [him] that [his] wife would be arrested." Offering more details, he added, "As I did not respond to her assault while I sustained bruising and lacerations. I volunteered to go in her place."