Ardmore Man Beaten at Central Park

10-10-06 - A southern Oklahoma man is in critical condition after Ardmore police say his friend beat him at a local park. Police were called to Central Park in Ardmore around 1am Tuesday where they found 47-year-old Michael Stoliby with a severe head injury.

Police believe Stoliby was drinking with a friend, Jackie Russell, when the men got into a fight. The victim was flown to an Oklahoma City hospital with bleeding on the brain. He was in critical condition as of late Tuesday.

Russell is facing aggravated assault and battery charges.