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Wake Man Charged In Beating With Propane Tank

Posted June 25, 2003 8:45 a.m. EDT

— Wake County sheriff's deputies arrested a man they said committed a brutal beating last month.

Detectives said Joshua David Jackson, 21, broke into a man's house in May and beat him with a 40-pound propane tank.

Jackson is charged with breaking and entering and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He is being held in the Wake County Jail on $75,000 bond.

The Sheriff's Office said others were involved in the beating and more arrests are likely.