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Suspect Charged with Aggravated Assualt in Beating Incident

On Wednesday Evening June 26, Prentiss County Deputies Colby Adams and Gunter Brumley responded to a 911 call on CR 1041.  Upon their arrival at the residence, Deputies encountered a 28 year old W/M in the residence covered in blood.  When Deputies cleared the house they discovered an non-responsive adult male also covered in blood.  The 28 year old was detained for questioning.  The unresponsive adult male was identified as Ervin Fisher 68, who was airlifted to North Mississippi Medical Center and is in Critical Condition and on Life Support.  Neither the Suspect or Victim are originally from Prentiss County.  Fisher is from Colbert County Alabama and Held is from Florida.  Fisher's next of kin has been located and notified.  The investigation continues.  Held has been charged with Aggravated Assault and his bond set at $50,000.  The case is being investigated by Investigator Torie Jumper and will be presented to the next Grand Jury.  Charges are subjected to being upgraded if the victims condition changes.

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