WPR News
8:15 am
Mon November 19, 2007

Casper man charged with murder

Casper, WY – A Casper man faces charges of second-degree murder and aggravated assault in connection with the death of a man
investigators say died after he was kicked in the head.

Michael D. Lott, 21, made his initial court appearance in Casper on Friday. A judge set bail at $50,000.

Police say that 28-year-old Bruce Tucker died from injuries he suffered when he was kicked in the head repeatedly on Oct. 27.

Coroners say that he suffered bleeding on his brain and also that his jaw was broken in three places.

Police say Tucker was kicked while attending a party at Monster Fabrications, a Casper business. Lott was an employee at the business and police say several witnesses saw him kick Tucker.