Authorities have accused an Oxford, Iowa, man of willfully harming another.
Eugene Beard, 37, was charged Jan. 16 with willful injury.
According to the arrest affidavit, Beard was involved in a fight at an Oxford residence, striking the victim multiple times. As a result of the fight, the affidavit said, the victim was bleeding, bruised, had a broken facial bone, and suffered brain bleeding that will require a surgery.
Beard left the victim lying in the snow, the affidavit said, and later admitted to hitting the victim.
Willful injury is a Class-C felony.
— Kayli Reese