Gibson a Potential Suspect in Attack On His Ex - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Gibson a Potential Suspect in Attack On His Ex

LOS ANGELES — Mel Gibson was named Thursday as a potential suspect in a domestic violence investigation involving his ex-girlfriend, Russian singer Oksana Grigorieva, earlier this year, sheriff's officials said.

The disclosure came after detectives interviewed Grigorieva about the alleged attack at an undisclosed location in Malibu.

Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore said Grigorieva was the only person interviewed so far in the case.

Gibson and Grigorieva have been involved in a nasty custody dispute over their infant daughter — the subject of a confidential court case.

Whitmore declined to disclose further details of the domestic violence investigation or any potential evidence.

"We're in the process of verifying, verifying, verifying," Whitmore said. "All the allegations that have been put forth will be thoroughly investigated."

A phone message left for Alan Nierob, Gibson's spokesman, was not immediately returned.

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