Monday, Dec 22, 2014
Father and Son Assault Man With Hammer
GRAVES COUNTY, KY.- A father and son have been arrested after they allegedly beat a man multiple times in the head with a hammer.
The incident occurred in Water Valley, Kentucky on Friday, January 6. Police say Phillip Bynum, 40 and his son Zachary Bynum, 18 beat Jackie Richardson, 32 multiple times with a hammer.
Richardson was transported to a nearby hospital were he was treated for multiple skull fractures and a broken jaw.
Upon further investigation, police determined that Phillip Bynum first assaulted Richardson and then held him down while Zachary Bynum struck Richardson numerous times in the head with a hammer.
Both men were arrested and lodged at the Graves County Jail. Their bond is set at $100,000.
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