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Woman Assaulted in July Dies

An 88-year-old assault victim has died.

Alberta Byars was recovering from injuries she sustained in July after Charles Lee Hess reportedly broke into her home and beat her.

Hess is in the Potter County Correction Center on charges of aggravated assault.

An autopsy will be performed on Byars tomorrow morning.

Depending on the results of the autopsy, Hess could face a harsher charge.

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