BELLE, W.Va. — A man is in the hospital with life-threating injuries after another man allegedly struck him with a blunt force object several times in Kanawha County.

Court records state that William Holt Cobb, 72, of Winfield struck the man up to six times Wednesday night at a home on East Dupont Avenue supposedly over a canopy the victim had brought onto the property.

Troopers said when they had arrived at the home, they found the man with severe head trauma and cuts to his head and face.

Cobb is charged with attempted murder and malicious wounding.

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