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Man allegedly strikes another with metal 'police'-style baton

Published: 9:15 AM, 01/29/2014

Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT-William Cody Murphy, 20, of Sevierville, allegedly struck a Cosby man several times, including once in his head, during an altercation on Friday, Jan. 24, the Cocke County Sheriff's Office reported.Murphy was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, according to a report by Det. Jason Oury.Billy Leroy Pack Jr., 45, the victim, said he was at his residence at 109 Mountain Meadow Road in Cosby on Jan. 9, along with relatives, Murphy, and friends of Pack's daughter when a verbal altercation he had with Murphy escalated to an assault.For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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