Victim of alleged assault by Mayfield, KY man dies from injuries

MAYFIELD, KY (KFVS) - A Mayfield, Kentucky man could now face murder charges after a man he's accused of punching on a bus died from his injuries.

On Friday, May 5, around 5:30 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 1 dispatch received a call from a transit bus driver, reporting an assault on the bus on Silver Court in Graves County.

Troopers and Mayfield Ambulance responded to the area and found the victim, Larry West, of Mayfield, Kentucky, with multiple injuries.

West was taken by ambulance to an area medical center and later airlifted to another medical facility for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

On May 8, around 5 p.m., troopers said West died in the hospital from the injuries he received during the assault.

An investigation showed that Daniel L. Dulin, 44, of Mayfield, Ky, assaulted the victim by hitting him multiple times with his fists while on a Fulton Transit Bus.

On Saturday, May 6, at 12:30 p.m., KSP Detectives found Dulin at a home on Tom Drive in Graves County.

Dulin was taken into custody, initially charged with first-degree assault, and lodged in the Graves County Jail.

KSP will be seeking to amend the pending assault charge for Dulin to murder.

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