Man accused of beating father while celebrating release from prison

NORTHMOOR, Mo. - A man allegedly shouted a racial slur and then beat his father during a celebration of the his release from prison.

Albert L. Strutton Jr., 27, of Northmoor, was charged in Platte County Court with domestic assault and third-degree assault as a hate crime.

The alleged attacks occurred Feb. 16 at a Northland residence where Strutton and others gathered after his release from prison.

Court documents state Strutton got mad when his father paid a compliment to a man at the cookout.

He then used a racial slur to describe his father and punched him three times, according to court documents.

The man who was paid the compliment jumped in to help Strutton's father and was also attacked.

Strutton, who has past convictions for felony assault of a law enforcement officer and other crimes, also threatened to kill his family.


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