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Kyle Norman of R&B group Jagged Edge was arrested on Thursday after allegedly beating his fiancee and trying to shove her engagement ring down her throat.
The 38-year-old Let's Get Married singer was taken into custody around 5 a.m. after police in Atlanta responded to 'a fight call between an engaged couple,' according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Police said the unidentified victim had welts under her eyes, a golf ball-sized knot on her forehead, a cut to her nose and a burst blood clot in her right eye.
Under arrest: Kyle Norman is shown in his police mugshot following his arrest on Thursday for allegedly beating his fiancee
Norman's fiancee told police that Norman punched and choked her with a scarf before pushing her engagement ring down her throat.
She said in the police report that Norman also took her keys and broke her cell phone.
Norman became angry after an argument about his drinking and told her that 'she was gonna die today,' the report said.
In custody: Norman, shown in October in New York City, remained in custody with a hearing scheduled on Friday
The woman told police that she started to agree with him in an attempt to calm him down and bolted to a neighbour's home when she had a chance.
Norman was running down a sidewalk when officers arrived and shouted, 'I need to go to jail,' according to the report.
The singer told police that he was upset about learning of his father's recent cancer diagnosis.
Popular group: Jagged Edge is shown in June 2001 at the BET Awards in Las Vegas
The victim was taken to Atlanta Medical Center for treatment.
Norman was booked into jail on a charge of aggravated assault and remained in custody with a hearing scheduled on Friday morning.
Jagged Edge includes identical twin lead singers Brandon and Brian Casey, Richard Wingo and Norman.
The group scored a hit with its 2001 song Where The Party At featuring Nelly that reached the top spot on the US R&B chart.
Still going: Richard Wingo, Brian Casey, Norman and Brandon Casey are shown performing as Jagged Edge in October in New York City