Van Buren Man Accused of Beating a Man Unconscious

Posted on: 7:13 pm, May 2, 2012, by , updated on: 07:19pm, May 2, 2012

Eric Ray Hodnett

Eric Ray Hodnett

Police in Van Buren arrest the man who allegedly beat another man unconscious.

Eric Ray Hodnett is charged with first-degree battery.  Authorities say Hodnett got into a fight with the victim on the 2900 block of Incline Drive.

Officers say they found the victim lying on the ground unconscious in a pool of blood.  He was transported to Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith with critical injuries to his head.