Teen killed near Coleman Mountain Road

By DeeAnna Haney | Jan 16, 2013

A 19-year-old male has died after an apparent assault involving a brutal beating late Tuesday night.

Chief Deputy Larry Bryson with the Haywood County Sheriff's Office said emergency workers arrived at the scene of what they were told was a person who had fallen.

When they realized an assault had taken place, deputies were called to the scene.

The teen was taken to MedWest-Haywood with a low pulse and died at the hospital, Bryson said.

Law enforcement are keeping details vague until they are able to locate the person they believe is the suspect.

The name of the boy has not yet been released. Stay with The Mountaineer as new details become available.