Ocala Man Beaten by His Son with Sledgehammer and Metal Pipe Dies
The 87-year-old man beaten in the head with a metal pipe and sledgehammer by his son has died.
Ocala Police Department says Ralph Croskey passed away today after being in critical condition since the beating on Wednesday.
Police say Croskey and his son, 55-year-old Allen Croskey, were arguing in the home's carport when the fight began.
Allen Croskey admitted to beating his father.
Ocala police say his charge has now been upgraded from attempted murder to murder.
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