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Man recovers from pistol whipping

February 6, 2003

Colquitt County - An elderly man has been upgraded to good condition after being severely beaten by a woman.

Fifty-two-year-old Joyce Faye Casteel of Colquitt County is accused of hitting 86-year old M. L. Jarrell over the head with a .38 caliber pistol Tuesday.

Police say Casteel, an acquaintance of Jarrell, beat him until he was unconscious and then robbed him. She was charged with burglary, aggravated assault and armed robbery.

Casteel was arrested Wednesday, bond has not been set.

posted at 5:45PM by kathryn.simmons@walb.com

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