Teen dies after alleged beating by 34-year-old boyfriend

CREDIT: WLWT

CINCINNATI (WCMH)–Police say a 16-year-old is dead after she was beaten by her 34-year-old boyfriend outside a Cincinnati nightclub.

The victim, Hailey Hall, died Monday after being in a coma for two weeks.

WLWT reports William Lamar Arnold, of Cincinnati, was arrested and charged with felonious assault March 1 after allegedly attacking Hall on Feb. 29 outside Inner Circle Nightclub.

Hall underwent brain surgery after the attack. She also sustained a lacerated liver and had two collapsed lungs.

Arnold is in the Hamilton County Jail on a $250,000 bond.

Arnold was also charged with two counts of trafficking in drugs and two counts of drug abuse. Police said additional charges are pending.

 

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