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Attempted Murder in Delaware County

DELAWARE COUNTY (KWWL)-- The Delaware County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged 32-year-old Jesse Fierstine of rural Manchester with attempted murder.

Jesse allegedly struck his father, 63-year-old Charles Fierstine, in the head with a flashlight and piece of firewood, then reportedly cut his dad's pacemaker out of his chest with a pocketknife. The sheriff's office says the incident happened Saturday.

Charles was taken to the Regional Medical Center in Manchester, then transported to the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City.

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