Man identified in Camden County homicide investigation

2 years 4 months 23 hours ago Monday, July 18 2016 Jul 18, 2016 Monday, July 18, 2016 2:46:24 PM CDT July 18, 2016 in News
By: Shannon Sankey, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

CAMDEN COUNTY - Michael Hardy Jr, 31, has been identified as the suspect in an ongoing Camden County homicide investigation. 

The Camden County Sheriff's Office said they arrested Hardy on a manslaughter charge following the death of 31-year-old Beau James McCartney.

Deputies said Hardy and McCartney were involved in a fight Saturday afternoon. During the fight McCarthy became unconscious. Authorities said Hardy called 911, asked for medical personal to respond, and informed emergency crews McCarthy had been inhaling compressed air from a can before the fight.

Authorities said Hardy would be charged with first degree involuntary manslaughter. Hardy was being held at the Camden County Adult Detention Facility with a $10,000 cash or $100,000 surety bond. 

 

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