What began Tuesday morning as an argument between two patients at a psychiatric facility in Arizona ended with the death of one patient and the arrest of the other on second-degree murder charges, according to reports.

Authorities say Robert Wayne Fleming, 58, and Donald Prather, 83, were patients in adjoining rooms at the Arizona State Hospital in Phoenix and that Fleming became upset because Prather was playing his radio too loud.

SHERIFF: 2 MISSISSIPPI MEN ARRESTED AFTER VIDEOTAPED BEATING

The two men started arguing in the hallway, FOX 10 of Phoenix reported. Fleming then struck Prather several times, knocking him unconscious, and causing him to strike his head when he fell to the floor.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

Fleming continued striking Prather after he fell, Phoenix police spokesman Tommy Thompson told the Arizona Republic.

Prather later died at Maricopa Medical Center, police told FOX 10, and Fleming was booked into the Maricopa County Jail, according to police.

View the Original Article


Like it? Share with your friends!

10088
10088 points

GET MORE CELEBRITY NEWS LIKE THIS  

STRAIGHT TO YOUR INBOX.

Subscribe to Visual Marketing Deals and get juicy stuff in your inbox.

We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously