|Published: 8:48 AM, 04/16/2013
||Last updated: 8:48 AM, 04/16/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-Joni Rexrode, 34, of Woodlawn Avenue, in Newport,
was airlifted by helicopter to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for
an apparent bleed on her brain, an injury believed sustained from an assault at
Top Fuel Bar & Grille, in Newport, on Sunday, April 14, at 10:45 p.m., the
Newport Police Department reported.
Police were called to assist First Call at Top Fuel,
located at 403 Woodlawn Ave.
Upon their arrival, police spoke with Carmen Riley about
her sister, Rexrode. Riley alleged that Rexrode had been assaulted at the bar,
Patrolman David Clevenger reported.
Riley said that earlier in the night, she got a call from
an unknown female asking if she had a sister. When Riley said yes, the female
allegedly told her she should "come get her now" at the bar, the
Rile picked her sister up and brought her to her
residence. There Rexrode began to have seizures, which she has been diagnosed
with, Clevenger stated in his report.
For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
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