Dubuque man accused of torturing woman for 3 days expected to plead guilty

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) -- A man from Dubuque accused of attacking a woman over three days is expected to plead guilty Friday.

Lonnie Vandamme, Jr. is facing several charges including kidnapping, sexual abuse and domestic abuse assault. Police say in March he beat a woman with a baseball bat and burned her with a torch. She had a broken rib and eye socket and burn marks in her groin area.

Vandamme is expected in court Friday at 10 a.m.