Scout Leader, 76, Stabbed to Death on Hiking Trip

Shane Golitko, 22, busted in Indiana attack
By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 22, 2011 12:01 AM CDT
Scout Leader, 76, Stabbed to Death on Hiking Trip
An undated image provided by Indiana State Police showing Shane C. Golitko. Golitko is being held in connection with the stabbing death of assistant Boy Scout leader Arthur Anderson yesterday.   (AP Photo/Indiana State Police)

(Newser) – A 76-year-old Boy Scout leader has died after being stabbed in the neck yesterday while taking another adult and two boys on a hike, reports AP. Police busted Shane Golitko, a 22-year-old man who lives close to the Indiana hiking trail where the unprovoked attack occurred. Golitko's mother called 911 just before the stabbing, saying he broke her arm and stabbed two dogs before walking to the trail where the Boy Scouts were walking, said investigators. Police arrested Golitko after an eight-mile car chase. (Read more Boy Scouts stories.)

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