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.