Friday, April 10, 2009

I see your Schwartz is as big as mine...

Today's winners of ThatManDintCare goes to Chris Rondeau and Adolf Stegbauer of Indianapolis, IN. (Adolf, I'm sure he never got picked on in school)

Indianapolis woman dies trying to stop sword fight

Associated Press 1:25 PM CDT, April 9, 2009

INDIANAPOLIS - A 77-year-old woman suffered a fatal stab wound while trying to break up a sword fight Thursday between her grandson and brother-in-law, police said.

An autopsy determined Franziska Stegbauer died after being stabbed with one of the swords, police Sgt. Matthew Mount said. Both men were hospitalized with stab wounds.

Investigators were working to find out which man's sword caused the fatal wound, Mount said.

"We're unsure yet who started this fight, how the swordplay got involved," Mount said. "We're not sure who it was who stabbed the woman. We'll have to do some testing on the swords and figure out who had which sword, whose blood is on which sword."

One of the weapons was a World War II-era Japanese officer's sword with a thin blade, and the other had a thicker blade, Mount said.

Police placed Stegbauer's grandson, 39-year-old Chris Rondeau, under arrest on a preliminary charge of attempted murder. Stegbauer's brother-in-law, 69-year-old Adolf Stegbauer, suffered several serious stab wounds, police said.

Franziska Stegbauer was not breathing when officers arrived about 1 a.m. at the home on the city's northwest side and she was later pronounced dead at a hospital, police said.

Adolf Stegbauer was listed in critical condition at Wishard Hospital, a spokesman said.

Rondeau also was taken with stab wounds to Wishard. Police said he was alert at the scene, but a condition update was not immediately available. He was being held in the hospital's detention unit

Field Reporter Beth Myers at our local Indiana affiliate will have a follow up report later.

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Unknown said...

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Unknown said...

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Robby said...

That man's momma didn't care when she named him "Adolf".

Anonymous said...

Adolf.....definitely a top five worst name of all time. Up there with Osama, Saddam, and Kavorkian.

beth said...

this was all over the news up here. makes me want to go out and buy a sword so i can defend myself...