Brother accused of nearly severing brother's ear during bean fight

Larry Williams, 62, has been charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

February 11, 2010 9:36:02 AM PST
A fight over a pot of beans ends with a man nearly severing his brother's ear, authorities say. According to the Brazoria County Sheriff's Department, Larry Williams, 62, was making a pot of beans for breakfast Saturday morning when his brother, Kenneth Williams, began arguing with him over his cooking methods. Kenneth reportedly said he wasn't going to eat the beans, angering Larry.

The Williams brothers then reportedly began fighting over the food and other family matters when Larry grabbed the knife he was cooking with, stabbed his brother in the head and ended up nearly severing Kenneth's ear.

Kenneth was taken to UTMB Hospital for have his ear re-attached. Larry was unhurt. The brothers live with their mother, according to authorities.

Larry has been charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. A conviction can carry up to 20 years in prison. Larry remains in custody at the Brazoria County Detention Center on $50,000 bond.


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