Deputies search for second suspect in beating that sent man to hospital

Deputies search for second suspect in beating that sent man to hospital
Cordell Forcell (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office)
Cordell Forcell (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office)

DONALDSONVILLE, LA (WAFB) - Authorities are looking for the second suspect wanted in connection with the severe beating of a man during a party.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office reported Oliver Solomon, 20, of Donaldsonville, is wanted. He faces charges of second-degree battery and disturbing the peace.

Deputies said the beating happened across the street from a house party Saturday night. They added the victim was taken to the hospital to be treated for facial fractures.

Solomon is described as about 6'0" tall and weighing about 160 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Maj. Kevin Hanna with APSO said Solomon and another man, Cordell Forcell, 20, also of Donaldsonville, are accused of punching the victim in the face.

Hanna added Forcell turned himself in to authorities Saturday night. Forcell faces the same charges as Solomon.

Anyone with information on Solomon's whereabouts is urged to call APSO at 235-621-4636, text an anonymous message to 847411, call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867, text CS225 and a message to 274637 or submit a tip at www.crimestoppersbr.com.

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