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76-year-old beaten by caretaker’s boyfriend, police say

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Saturday, July 13, 2013, at 1:13 p.m.

A 76-year old man showed up at Wesley Medical Center shortly after midnight on Saturday with broken facial bones, tears on his arms and his right eye swollen shut

Wichita police Sgt. Bruce Watts said the man had been beaten by the boyfriend of his caretaker. No motive for the beating was given.

Watts said there was no information about whether the man was admitted to the hospital, or whether the boyfriend had been arrested.

The man came from an apartment in the 900 block of North Silver Springs, near Central and Ridge.

Reach Fred Mann at 316-268-6310 or fmann@wichitaeagle.com.

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