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NE Tennesssee man accused of beating girlfriend because she was mourning her deceased daughter

September 19th, 2013 4:51 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

NE Tennesssee man accused of beating girlfriend because she was mourning her deceased daughter

Charles Boyd Blair

ROGERSVILLE — A Rogersville woman told police her boyfriend beat her up Wednesday night because he was tired of her talk about the death of her 25-year-old daughter, who passed away Sept. 13 following a long illness.

The assault allegedly occurred after Rhonda Dorton, told her boyfriend she wanted to remove a couch from their home because it reminded her of her daughter.

Charles Boyd Blair, 50, 303 Ross Circle, Rogersville, allegedly beat Dorton across the chest with a piece of house trim and pulled hair out of her head during the assault.

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