UPDATE: Five Arrested in Brutal Beating & Robbery of 82 Year-Old Disabled Veteran
An 82 year-old disabled Navy veteran was robbed and severely beaten at his home in Missouri.
The veteran has been in a wheelchair for several years.
The disabled veteran is still in critical condition.
UPDATE: Five suspects were arrested today in the brutal beating and robbery.
The News Leader reported:
Five people suspected in the robbery of an 82-year-old disabled man in Pulaski County have been arrested, according to the Pulaski County sheriff’s office.
Investigators also recovered some of the property believed stolen Friday from the man who lived near Swedeborg. Deputies also recovered firearms connected with other crimes in Pulaski and Miller counties.
The man, whose name has not been released, remains in critical condition at an area hospital.
According to the Pulaski County Sheriff, Vernon Parker was one of 5 suspects believed to have been involved in a beating and robbery of an 82-year-old man near Swedeborg in Pulaski County last Friday.