Alabama Man Allegedly Beats Uncle to Death

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a man beat his uncle to
death after the two fought over a woman.

Christopher Allen faces manslaughter charges in the death of
Samuel David Abernathy. According to police, 36-year-old Allen
punched 54-year-old Abernathy in the head after the older man fell.
Police were called to the home at about 11:45 p.m. on Thursday and
found Abernathy lying unresponsive on the ground. He later died at
a hospital.

Authorities say the men fought about Allen's girlfriend. He
remained in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on Friday on $30,000 bond.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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