TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A Saltillo man is accused of severely beating another man in Lee County.
According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, deputies found the victim Sunday at the hospital in Tupelo.
The victim had suffered severe injuries to his face and head.
Investigators say the suspect, 46-year-old Kerry Scruggs, attacked the victim and beat the victim unconscious.
Investigators charged Scruggs with aggravated assault.
According to the sheriff’s department, he was on federal probation for possession of a firearm by a felon.