Man Beaten By Father After Being Found Naked In Room With Toddlers


SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. — On December 29, 2019 Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office arrested 60-year-old Mark Stanley of North Carolina with two counts of Indecent Liberties and one count of Domestic Assault,

In the early morning hours of December 29, 2019 deputies with the Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance at a residence in the 6800 block of Luce Lane in Spotsylvania County. Upon their arrival, they were encountered with a chaotic scene and an older male with severe injuries to his face, later identified as Mark Stanley. Upon entry into the home, deputies also encountered a male displaying a handgun quickly approaching the older gentleman. Deputies quickly engaged the male giving him commands to drop the weapon, which he did.

Through the investigation deputies learned that Mark Stanley was here visiting family members for the holidays. One of the family members awoke early and decided to check on his two small children ages two and three years of age. When the family member opened the children’s bedroom door, he found the suspect, Stanley in the room with the children nude from the waist down. When the family member questioned what he was doing in the room, Stanley pushed the family member out of the room, then locking the door. The family member forced entry into the room and began beating Mr. Stanley.

Stanley was transported to a local hospital for his injuries and later committed to Rappahannock Regional Jail under no bond. The children were also taken to the hospital to be evaluated for injuries.

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