The Fulton County Sheriff’s Department reports that on July 23rd, during an altercation Marshall Eddy, age 43 of Williford used a plastic patio chair to strike his nephew multiple times causing serious physical injury to the victim’s head and body.

Authorities say the victim was able to escape by fleeing in his uncle’s truck.

The victim reportedly stopped at a local ice cream store where he was met by first responders and treated for his injuries.

The victim was flown to Memphis where he was treated for life threatening injuries.

Marshall Eddy was arrested and taken to the Fulton County Detention Center.