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Weapon Found In Rusk County Beating

       Divers have found a weapon used to beat an elderly Rusk County man nearly to death. A four foot pipe was found at the bottom of a pond off of County Road 414. Investigators say that pipe was used to beat 66 year-old Thomas Powers during a robbery at his home last month. Powers is in the ICU at a Trinity Mother Frances in Tyler.

      20 year old Brandon Winfrey and 26 year old Jeffrey Laird were arrested in Fort Worth 2 days after the beating. They are both charged with aggravated robbery charges. A juvenile was also arrested in this case.

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