April 26, 2009
Jesse Fierstine Blows Serious Fuse - Beats Father With Flashlight, Cuts Pacemaker Out Of HIs Chest With Pocket Knife
Manchester, Iowa (The Weekly Vice) -- Jesse Fierstine, a 32-year-old Iowa man was arrested Saturday after police say he beat his father over the head and then cut the man's pacemaker out of his chest with a pocket knife.
Yeah, you read that right - pocket knife.
According to the Delaware County Sheriff's Office, Fierstine struck his 63-year-old father over the head with a flashlight and then beat him with a piece of firewood Saturday. Once his father was down, Fierstine proceeded to cut his father's chest open and dig out his pacemaker with a pocket knife.
Authorities were alerted by way of a 911 call at about 10:30 Saturday night.
The victim, identified as Charles Fierstine was rushed to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for treatment. Details of his condition were still unknown as of Sunday night.
Fierstine was booked into the Delaware County Jail on a charge of attempted murder. Bail has not been set in the case.
The Weekly Vice
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