MONONGAHELA, Pa. (KDKA/AP) – A Washington County man has been jailed on charges he used a set of mounted deer antlers to attack his disabled father.
Twenty-six-year-old Arthur Benoit III, of Monongahela, faces a preliminary hearing March 10 on charges including assault and terroristic threats.READ MORE: Families Of Dayton Mass Shooting Victims Sue Maker Of 100-Round Magazine Used By Gunman
Police charged Benoit earlier this week for the Feb. 17 incident at the home he shared with his father.
Police say Benoit became angry when his dad wouldn’t get out of bed that morning and broke the older man’s wheelchair and cellphone. He also used plaque mounted antlers to threaten him, saying, “I’ll kill you.”READ MORE: Gov. Tom Wolf Says New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Should Resign Following Sexual Harassment Report
Police say he also threatened to kill his father while holding a pen over him and mimicked stabbing him.
Online court records don’t list an attorney for Benoit. He remained in the Washington County Jail on Friday, unable to post $10,000 bond.Pittsburgh Bureau Of EMS Swears In New EMTs, Paramedics
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