Soldier stationed in NC charged with beating elderly couple

4 years 1 month 2 weeks ago Thursday, February 27 2020 Feb 27, 2020 February 27, 2020 6:36 AM February 27, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP) - A soldier stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina was charged this week with breaking into the home of a couple in their 70s and severely beating them. Southern Pines police said in an incident report that 25-year-old Jacob Lee, of Midland, Texas, attacked the couple with a blunt object, as well as his feet, fists and teeth. The Fayetteville Observer reports that 73-year-old Donald Naysmith and 75-year-old Caroline Naysmith were seriously injured in Sunday's attack. An Army public affairs officer said Lee is a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne. Now he's in jail on $300,000 bond.

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