BENTON, Mo. (AP) - Authorities allege that a 70-year-old southeast Missouri injured his brother in a hammer attack.
The Sikeston Standard Democrat reports that the suspect was arrested and is jailed in Scott County on $25,000 bond.
Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter says a deputy responded Friday to the suspect’s Sikeston-area residence.
Walter said in a news release that the man’s brother told the deputy that his brother struck him in the head with a hammer during an argument. The brother had a head injury, and his face and chest area were covered with blood.
Walter says the suspect told the deputy he “lost it” during an argument.
Information from: Standard Democrat, https://www.standard-democrat.com
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