Boaz Man Arrested on Attempted Murder Charge


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Tuesday September 13, 2022

Attempted Murder Arrest

(Etowah County) A Boaz man has been arrested on 9/11/2022 for Attempted Murder according to Sheriff Jonathon Horton.

Dylan Ray Oliver (28) of Boaz is charged with Attempted Murder for an altercation where the victim was hit in the head with a aluminum baseball bat, this charge is a class A felony, according to Investigator Will Farley.  Oliver admitted to investigators he was angry over an animal issue that he was accusing the victim in the case of committing. Oliver fled the scene after the assault and was detained a short time later by Deputies. The victim was treated at Marshall Medical South before being transported to Huntsville Hospital where he is still in ICU.  Oliver was taken into custody and transported to the Etowah County Detention Center where he is being held on a $100,000 cash bond for Attempted Murder.
Dylan Ray Oliver
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