NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department arrested a homeless man after he was indicted for allegedly hitting a 65-year-old man in the head, causing facial fractures.
William Kortney Ashworth, 38, of Nacogdoches, is still being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail on a first-degree felony injury to the elderly charge. His bail amount has been set at $75,000.
According to the text of the indictment, the alleged assault on the 65-year-old man occurred on June 25.
The indictment also stated that Ashworth was convicted in the 420th Judicial District Court on Dec. 19, 2013 for the felony charge of assault of a public servant.