Ga. brother jailed after fight over dirty dishes

Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 8:34 AM
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WINDER, Ga. -- A 60-year-old Barrow County man remained in the jail Thursday, 10 days after he was charged with choking his brother during a fight over who should wash the dishes.

Samuel Ted Sutton was charged with aggravated assault and battery Nov. 27 after a Barrow County Sheriff’s deputy responded about 1:30 p.m. to the Winder home they share with their elderly mother.

Sutton, who was standing outside with a bloody lip, told the deputy he fought with his 57-year-old brother over washing the dishes. The younger brother, who was bleeding from the top of his head, said the older brother never cleans up after himself. When he asked his brother to wash the dirty dishes, they started arguing, according to a sheriff’s office report.

The younger brother said he feared for his life because Sutton put him in a choke hold and squeezed so hard he lost consciousness, according to the report.

The mother of the two men was in the home, but told the deputy she didn’t hear or see anything because she was in the bathroom drawing a bath.

Sutton’s bond is set at $18,000.

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seenitB4 12/07/12 - 09:53 am
OOOH brother

Now ac is dipping on here...putting a article about my kin...ya done done it now ac.....

hahahahh....not really but you are digging close to home though..LOL

InChristLove 12/07/12 - 10:13 am
Oh my gosh........what a

Oh my gosh........what a hoot! I sure needed a good laugh. :)

Please let me clarrify, laughing not because someone was hurt but just the mental imagine of two brothers, 60 and 57, fighting over who is going to do the in the bathroom, drawing her bath water. Do like I did my week you do the dishes, the next week your brother...problem solved.

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