Florida father beats accused child abuser unconscious
By Jay Dillon
Police say a Daytona Beach father beat an 18-year-old man unconscious after finding him sexually abusing his son.Authorities say the father called 911 early Friday after he walked in on the alleged abuse. When officers arrived they found Raymond Frolander motionless on the living room floor. He had several knots on his face and was bleeding from the mouth.The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports the father -- who was not identified by police -- told investigators he walked in as Frolander was abusing the boy. Police did not release the boy's age, but Frolander is charged with sexual battery on a child under 12.According to the Daytona Beach news-Journal, in the 911 call the father said he stepped out of his home to get food and when he returned he knew something was not right because the house was too quiet. He walked into the room and saw Frolander and the child, he said to a dispatcher."He stood up and his pants were around his ankles and nothing else needed to be said," the father told the dispatcher. "I did whatever I got a right to do except I didn't kill him.""The 18-year-old was almost like a family member," Daytona Beach police Chief Mike Chitwood.Asked in the 911 call if the man was injured, the father told the dispatcher he believed Frolander needed help."Send an ambulance. He is going to need one," the father said.Frolander is being held without bail. It was not known whether he's hired a lawyer.He added, "You are damn lucky boy that I love my God."The arrest affidavit says Frolander admitted the abuse.Information from the Associated Press and Daytona Beach News-Journal was used in this report. Click here to read more and to hear the 911 call for yourself.
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