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Elderly man accused of beating his half-sister

Seturnino Tucker (Source: Midland County Sheriffs Office) Seturnino Tucker (Source: Midland County Sheriffs Office)
MIDLAND, TX (KWES) -

An elderly man is behind bars accused of beating his half-sister.

The report says Seturnino Tucker, 72, started arguing with his half-sister at his home a few weeks ago.

He's accused of grabbing the woman by the hair, throwing her on the ground and punched her in the head.

The report even says he threaten to kill her with an ax if she reported this to police.

When police showed up, she was taken to the hospital with blunt force trauma to her head.

Tucker is being held on a bond of $100,000.

If convicted, he could face up to 20-years in prison.

If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, the National Domestic Violence Hotline can help.

That number is 800-799-safe or 800-877-3224.

Those numbers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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