NP Police: 23-year-old man dies after baseball bat assault in North Platte

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. -- A central Nebraska man is dead after an alleged assault with a baseball bat.

The North Platte Police Department says that officers were called for a report of an unconscious man in eastern North Platte on Wednesday.

Police say the victim had been assaulted by 20-year-old Logan Divine. The victim was reportedly hit, kicked and struck with a baseball bat several times.

Police say he then took the victim to a second location where the assault continued.

Divine was arrested and is now facing first-degree murder, assault and weapons charges.

The victim, 23-year-old Geoffery Allen, was flown to a Denver hospital where he later died from his injuries.