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Man Beats Sister's Husband in Burlington County Home Invasion

By kcora on
Evesham Township

A 52-year-old Idaho man accused of severely beating sister's husband after forcibly entering their Eversham Township home was arrested over the weekend.

Police responded to the Grisscom Court home Friday around 10 p.m., where they discovered that Anthony Dempsey with several other men broke into his sister's home and beat her husband.

The victim was transported to Cooper University Hospital with head injuries.

Dempsey was arrested and charged with third-degree burglary and fourth-degree simple assault.

He remains in Burlington County's jail in lieu of $20,000 full cash bail.

The other men involved fled the scene.

According to investigation, the assault appears to be connected to an ongoing family dispute, police added.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact (865) 983-1116.