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Ironton trio arraigned in homeless beatings

Three adults who were arrested Tuesday night in connection with the beatings of two homeless men over the weekend were arraigned in Ironton Municipal Court yesterday.

Ironton Municipal Court Judge Clark Collins set bond of $75,000 each for Jeffrey Lewis, 32, of 716 Vernon St., Ironton, and his brother, Joseph Lewis, 37, of 95 Private Drive 523, Ironton. Attorney Chris Delawder was appointed as defense counsel for Joseph Lewis and

D.L. McWhorter was appointed as defense counsel for Jeffrey Lewis. Tammi Brumfield, 36, of 95 Private Drive 523, Ironton, was given a $25,000 bond. Carol Jean Hampton was appointed as her defense counsel.

All three people remain in jail and will be back in court Dec. 12 for a preliminary hearing. They are all charged with aggravated robbery

and felonious assault in connection with the beatings Saturday of two homeless men, Larry Williams, 43, and Michael Floyd, 36, both of Ironton. Floyd was treated and released from an area hospital; Williams remains in intensive care at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Ky.

A 13-year-old girl arrested in connection with the beatings remains at an area youth group and shelter home.