Quantcast

Authorities investigating after man injures son-in-law - KOAM TV 7

Authorities investigating after man injures son-in-law with an axe

Updated:
Clarence Newby Clarence Newby

A man injured by his father-in-law with a double bit axe has authorities investigating an incident Monday evening in Delaware County, Oklahoma.

The Delaware County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that Clarence Newby, 61, called authorities Monday evening saying his daughter stole his prescription drugs. The daughter, Teresa Sixkiller, left the residence but returned a few minutes later with her husband, Cecil Sixkiller Jr.

That is when Newby again called authorities, telling the dispatcher "he tried to hit me and I hit him with a chopping axe".

Authorities say the Sixkiller's left the home but were stopped by local law enforcement. Emergency personnel responded, stabilized the son-in-law's arm injury, then air-lifted him to a hospital in Fayetteville, Arkansas where he underwent surgery. He was last listed in stable condition.

Newby has been arrested and faces a charge of felonious assault with a dangerous weapon.

Powered by WorldNow

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.