Man Accused Of Beating Stepson
Associated Press - Sat 03:11 PM 08/18/2012
Victim, who has Down syndrome, was being treated for broken fingers, a hematoma to his head and other injuries
A man is accused of beating his 44-year-old stepson with several tools, including a hammer, pliers and a screwdriver.
The Wichita Eagle reports police were called to Wesley Medical Center a little before 9 p.m. Friday where the victim, who has Down syndrome, was being treated for broken fingers, a hematoma to his head and other injuries.
The stepfather was arrested on a charge of aggravated battery. Police Sgt. Scott Brunow says the attack happened in a home where the two men lived.
Brunow says the victim was taken to the hospital by his 41-year-old brother.
Information from: The Wichita Eagle