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Kingsport man accused of savagely beating his grandmother

Jeff Bobo — NET News Service • Dec 30, 2013 at 7:06 PM

MOUNT CARMEL — A Kingsport man who allegedly punched his grandmother in the head about 30 times during a savage beating Friday evening remained held in the Hawkins County Jail Monday on $100,000 bond.Scottie Duane Salyer, 23, 2204 Bloomingdale Road, Kingsport, was arraigned Monday in Hawkins County Sessions Court on charges including aggravated assault, possession of a firearm while intoxicated, and theft under $500.

Around 7:30 p.m. Friday HCSO Deputy Josh Byrd responded to a domestic assault complaint on Wallen Town Road, just off of Carters Valley Road in an unincorporated area north of Mount Carmel.

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