Beaten Anchorage teen no longer in comaNovember 15, 2013 @ 9:14 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A teenager beaten and left for dead in a vacant Anchorage house has awakened from a coma.
The Anchorage Daily News ( http://bit.ly/1cwmOf9) reports 18-year-old James Clinton is recovering from near-fatal injuries.
Police on Sept. 16 responded to a mysterious note dropped off at the University of Alaska Anchorage Police Department. The note said a teenager had been severely beaten and left to die. The note said the writer felt compelled to tell someone.
Police found Clinton in a locked house scheduled to be demolished.
Attorney Rex Butler says he has been retained to make sure Clinton is treated well.
Butler says Clinton is talking and breathing on his own but suffered brain damage and doesn't remember much of the assault.
An investigation continues.
Information from: Anchorage (Alaska) Daily News, http://www.adn.com
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
The man behind a staged child abduction apologizes for scaring young kids, parents
An army of volunteers is making sure mudslide searchers get to put on warm, dry clothes
Two airlines are battling for your business and you're the winner
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.