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Man accused of punching wife in head repeatedly

September 19, 2019 News Extra

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Bryan Byrd of Cranberry Township, charged with felony assault in domestic with wife at their home.

CRANBERRY TWP — A township man is accused of repeatedly punching his wife in the head, knowing she had a stent in her brain for a previous medical condition.

Cranberry Township police Wednesday arrested Byron F. Byrd, 50, on felony and misdemeanor assault charges. He is in the Butler County Prison $50,000 bail.

Officers spoke to the 48-year-old victim Wednesday at UPMC Passavant in Cranberry Township, where she had gone for the treatment of her injuries, police said. Those injuries, she alleged, were from an earlier altercation with her husband.

This is an excerpt — read the full article in Friday’s Butler Eagle.

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