Virginia dad beats man found ‘nude from the waist down’ in his children’s bedroom, police say

Police: Dad beats man found ‘nude from waist down’ in his children’s bedroom

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. — A North Carolina man was beaten severely Sunday by the father of two children who found him in their bedroom naked from the waist down, multiple news outlets reported.

Calling it a “chaotic scene,” deputies with the Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance call and found one man badly beaten and another man approaching him with a gun, WRIC reported.

The man with the gun dropped his weapon without contest when authorities ordered him to do so, Fox News reported.

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According to a statement, deputies determined the injured man, 60-year-old Mark Stanley, was visiting family for the holidays. The altercation began when the father found Stanley “nude from the waist down” in his children’s bedroom.

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Posted by Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office - Roger L. Harris Sheriff on Thursday, January 2, 2020

Stanley faces two counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and domestic assault, but more charges are possible, WRIC reported.

According to Fox News, the children, ages 2 and 3, were taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation, and charges are not expected against their father.

Mark Stanley
Mark Stanley (Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office)