Saturday, January 1, 2011

Brother Beats Brother With Crow Bar Over Bite Taken Of Chicken Piece - Mom Real Culprit

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Police in Ohio say a man beat his brother with a crowbar during a dispute about a piece of fried chicken with a bite taken out of it.

The alleged victim, Thomas Morris, 41, of Akron told investigators the incident began Sunday afternoon when his 37-year-old brother Tony threw a piece of chicken at him at their mother's home while they were both visiting.

Thomas Morris said his brother accused him of taking a bite out of the chicken piece and placing it back in the frying pan. He told investigators he suggested they take the dispute outside and his brother then attacked him with a crowbar, inflicting a 3-inch laceration on his forehead and other wounds.

The elder brother, who was treated at a local hospital, said Tony Morris fled after Thomas got away and retrieved a shovel from a neighbor's house with which he intended to beat Tony.

Police said they were called to the home by the mother, who admitted taking a bite out of the piece of chicken in question.

An arrest warrant was issued Sunday for Tony Morris on suspicion of felonious assault, domestic violence and menacing by chicken.

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