Disabled Navy Veteran Beaten for Trying To Help a Turtle


A disturbing story about a Veteran who was seriously beaten for trying to do the right thing for a helpless animal in Daytona Beach.
Authorizes say they’ve arrested three young men after they beat up a disabled Navy veteran who told them to stop torturing a turtle at a central Florida apartment complex.

45-year-old Garry Blough was reporteldy attacked after he tried to stop the three youths from throwing and kicking a fresh water turtle to the ground.

An arrest report says the suspects, ages 23, 18 and 16, punched Blough and then kicked him while he was on the ground.

Paramedics said Blough suffered a shattered skull, fractured facial bones, a concussion and a severely injured eye.

Daytona Beach police arrested the suspects and charged them with aggravated battery and animal cruelty.

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