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Moon Lake man found hanging in his home

Pasco County sheriff's deputies were investigating the death Sunday of a 31-year-old man found hanging in his Moon Lake home.

Scott Borkjlund, 10119 Jungle St., probably died as a result of an accident rather than suicide, Sgt. Ray Stanley said.

A family member found Borkjlund hanging about 10 a.m. Sunday. He was alone when he died and left no note.

"Everything indicates that this wasn't on purpose," Lt. J.P. Jackson said. Deputies declined to release any more details.

The investigation was ongoing, Stanley said, but foul play was not suspected.

Deputies arrest man

in threat to girlfriend

LACOOCHEE _ Pasco deputies arrested a 48-year-old man Saturday, accusing him of attacking his girlfriend with a knife.

J.W. Parker Jr., 20635 Blanchette Court, is charged with aggravated domestic assault.

According to a report, Parker came to a house on Pattie Lane about 9:30 p.m. Saturday where his girlfriend, Gwandrea Taylor, was visiting a relative. Parker demanded that the woman leave, and when she refused, he left and returned with a knife. Two witnesses told deputies Parker threatened Taylor, who was not injured, with the knife.

Parker was released Sunday from the Pasco County jail in Land O'Lakes on $2,500 bail.

19-year-old accused of

pushing chair onto child

NEW PORT RICHEY _ A 19-year-old man is in jail after authorities said he repeatedly pushed a chair onto his girlfriend's 3-year-old son in a restaurant Saturday.

Daniel Lee Harrington, 4436 Spring Lake Court, is charged with child abuse.

According to a Sheriff's Office report, Harrington, his girlfriend and her son had gone to eat at CiCi's Pizza at 8631 Little Road about 5 p.m. Saturday.

Witnesses said that while the boy was seated in a stroller, Harrington pushed a chair onto the child, striking him in the face repeatedly with the back of the chair. The report said the boy had redness and bruising around his right eye.

Harrington was released Sunday from the Land O'Lakes jail on his own recognizance with supervision.

Boyfriend charged with

hitting pregnant woman

HOLIDAY _ An 18-year-old man was jailed Saturday, accused of hitting his pregnant girlfriend.

Patrick Edward Struble, 10215 Willow Drive, Port Richey, will face charges of aggravated battery of a pregnant female.

A Sheriff's Office report said Struble was upset with his girlfriend for walking alone, and he hit her in the face. She suffered a minor cut to the inside of her upper lip, the report said.

Struble remained in the Land O'Lakes jail Sunday in lieu of $2,500 bail.

Stolen semitrailer truck

from Wisconsin sought

ZEPHYRHILLS _ Police are searching for a semitrailer truck that was stolen from a parking lot Saturday night or Sunday morning.

The cab, with Wisconsin license plate 0046389, is bright yellow with red flames painted on it. The semitrailer is white, 53 feet long with Wisconsin tag 62471.

Sgt. Michael Kirk said the semitrailer truck was taken from a business parking lot at South Avenue and Airport Road between 11 p.m. Saturday and 5:30 a.m. Sunday. It is carrying boat engines, paper products and nonhazardous hospital supplies.

Anyone with information is asked to call Zephyrhills police at (813) 780-0050.

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