Texas man charged with murder of father Is-laws by headbutting him at a local bar.
According to an incident report, the Fort Worth Police Department said a brawl broke out between John Bardwell, 38, and Robert Bearden, 66. Later, around midnight, Woody's was called to her tavern.
Bardwell was speaking to his wife's father at a bar about his troubled marriage, and Bearden asked his son-in-law to sign the divorce papers.
According to a police affidavit obtained by Fox 4, Bardwell suddenly lost control, grabbed his father-in-law by the head, and headbutted him three times. be done.
The assault continued until both men fell to the ground, and Bearden was knocked unconscious. According to affidavits, other bar patrons were forced to pull Birdwell away. Bearden was taken to hospital and later died from his injuries. The cause of death was blunt head trauma, according to the Tarrant County Coroner's Office.
Birdwell is being held at the Tarrant County Jail on $75,000 bail.
Records show that Bearden was a veterinarian at the VCA Mercedes Place Animal Hospital in Benbrook, Texas.