Red Bluff man dies from injuries after beating

Oct 20, 2014 1:00 PM by News Staff

A Red Bluff man who was beaten unconscious last week has died from his injuries officials announced Monday.

Red Bluff Police were called to fight in progress on the 700 block of South Jackson Street just after 5 p.m. Wednesday. When officers arrived found 33-year-old Rogelio McDarment lying in the road near an apartment complex. McDarment was taken to Mercy Medical center where he died Saturday.

Working with a vehicle description and witness descriptions, investigators identified Joseph Michael Cadotte as a suspect and he was taken into custody Thursday afternoon.

Cadotte was booked into the Tehama County Jail for battery with great bodily injury, the charge is expected to be ameneded by the Tehama County District Attorney's Office. Bail has been set at $1 million.

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