One arrested for aggravated assault after man apparently beaten with hammer
Faith Huffman | News-Telegram News Editor

March 28, 2006 -- A 58-year-old Sulphur Springs man was jailed Monday night for allegedly assaulting another man with a hammer, according to police reports.

Henry Stanford Moore was charged with aggravated assault. He remained in Hopkins County jail at noon Tuesday in lieu of $20,000 bond on the felony aggravated assault charge, according to jail officials.

Police were sent to an apartment in the 400 block of Atkins Street about 8:30 p.m. Monday after receiving a complaint of a disturbance in progress.

When police arrived the 58-year-old man, also known as Stan Moore, Henry Heath, Henry McKinney and “T.J.” Tillman, told police a person inside the apartment had just suffered from a heart attack.

 Sulphur Springs Police Patrol Officer J.R. Reyes noted in reports a man was lying on the floor in the apartment. The man was "covered in blood," according to arrest reports.

Officers charged that Moore had assaulted the man on the floor with a hammer. Moore was taken into custody shortly before 9 p.m. for aggravated assault.

Moore remained in the county jail Tuesday afternoon in lieu of bond on the felony charge.

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