Police: Man cut pacemaker from dad’s chest

By | April 28, 2009

Police: Man cut pacemaker from dad's chest

Authorities in northeast Iowa say a man faces charges accusing him of cutting a pacemaker out of his father’s chest.

The Delaware County sheriff’s office issued a statement Sunday saying 32-year-old Jesse Fierstine struck his 63-year-old father, Charles Fierstine, on the head with a flashlight and a piece of firewood Saturday.

The sheriff’s office said Jesse Fierstine then used a pocketknife to cut the pacemaker out of his father’s chest.

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The statement said the younger Fierstine was charged with attempted murder.

via Police: Man cut pacemaker from dad’s chest – Crime & courts- msnbc.com.

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