Father, son face attempted murder for beating man PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 01 April 2010 13:21

• Daily Leader staff report
A father and son have been arrested and charged with attempted murder after severely beating a man Monday afternoon.
According to a statement released Wednesday afternoon by Liberal Police Capt. Patrick McClurg, a call came in at 5:33 p.m. Monday concerning a beaten man being treated at the hospital.
“Officers responded to a report of a victim of a battery at Southwest Medical Center,” McClurg noted. “The man was later transferred to Wichita with life threatening injuries.
“Responding officers learned that an altercation had taken place in the 100 block of West Hickory.  Investigating officers learned that a 20-year-old male had gone to a residence to confront another male,” the report continued. “During the confrontation, the 20-year-old male and his 46-year-old father beat the man with an object, causing severe head injuries.
“The 20-year-old man and his father were arrested for attempted murder. An affidavit has been filed with the Seward County District Attorney for filing of formal charges,” McClurg  concluded.

 
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