HAMMOND, Ind. (CBS) — The head of the Hammond public school system was beaten and robbed Monday night at his home.
Police said Walter Watkins’ sister stopped by his house Tuesday morning to bring him breakfast, and noticed evidence of a break-in. She found her Watkins inside, suffering from head injuries.
Investigators believe someone broke in between 9:30 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday while the power was out, and robbed and beat Watkins.