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Deputies: Suspect cracks man's skull with baseball bat

Published On: Jul 08 2013 04:08:51 PM CDT
Cody Radford

Deputies have charged a suspect for allegedly cracking a man's skull with a baseball bat.

According to investigators, Cody William Radford assaulted William Murray in Onslow County in late June. The victim suffered not only a cracked  skull, but also swelling of the brain, deputies said.

There was no word on the victim's condition or what sparked the alleged attack.

Radford was arrested on July 5 and has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill inflicting serious injury, assault inflicting serious bodily injury, and felony conspiracy.