Man beat, choked roommate in Lyman, police say

Brian Keith Nesbitt
Brian Keith Nesbitt (From: Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)

LYMAN, SC (WSPA) – A man was arrested and charged with attempted murder after beating and choking a man until he lost consciousness in Lyman, early Sunday morning.

Lyman Police were called to the Goodjoin Apartments just before 1:30am Sunday.

Officers say 53-year-old Brian Keith Nesbitt punched his roommate in the head and face, bit him in the head, and choked him until he lost consciousness.

According to the warrant, Nesbitt also shouted at the victim, “you need to die.”

Nesbitt is being held in the Spartanburg County Dentention Center without bond.

The victim was taken to the hospital for his injuries.

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