DURHAM — A federal grand jury is debating whether totry a Durham V.A. Hospital patient for murder.
Charlie Boyd, 77, told authorities he beat 100-year-old George Beatywith an aluminum walker because Beaty wouldn't be quiet. Beaty died duringthe attack.
Boyd, a World War II veteran underwent a lobotomy in the 1940's afterusing a machete to kill a man.
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