Man dies following an assault on Kasiana Island near Sitka
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The Sitka Police Department says a 63-year-old man has died following an assault on Kasiana Island near Sitka.
Police say on Feb. 14 around 9 p.m. they responded to a report of an assault. SPD says when they arrived they learned that 28-year-old Patrick O’Brien had attacked a family member, identified as James A. O’Brien Jr, with a blunt object.
Police say James A. O’Brien sustained substantial head and facial fractures and was Medevacked to Seattle. On Sunday it was reported he had died.
SPD says Patrick O’Brien faces multiple charges including assault.
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