Man beaten to death with sledgehammer at New Year's Eve party
Thu, 02 Jan 2014 00:09:11 GMT —
AUSTIN, Texas-- A San Antonio man has been arrested for allegedly bludgeoning another man to death with a sledgehammer at a New Year Eve party.
Investigators searching under a tarp in the yard recovered the body of a 28-year-old man outside a home on Wyoming Street on the city's east side.
The victim and suspect were not immediately identified.
Neighbors told several San Antonio media outlets that a party at the home had begun Tuesday night and lasted into Wednesday morning.
The victim and suspect are believed to have become involved in an altercation around 9 a.m.
The incident marks San Antonio's first homicide of 2014.