More Charges Filed in Franklin Murder

By Keith Giles, WFSC, Franklin


More charges have been filed against the man accused of killing his son last month in Otto.

Arrest reports filed by the Sheriff’s Office indicate that 62-year old Frank Kelly Pruitt will face additional charges in the case. On August 6 Pruitt was charged with misdemeanor counts of assault by pointing a gun, assault inflicting serious injury, and assault with a deadly weapon with a minor present.

Pruitt’s bond on these charges was set at $50,000. He remains in custody and is expected to appear in court again on September 24.