Wednesday
April
23
2014
12:04 am
Weather
  Home
  Local News
  State / National / World
  Sports
  Opinion / Letters
  Business
  Arts / Entertainment
  Lifestyle
  Obituaries
  Calendar
  Submit Event
  Comics / Games
  Classifieds
  DJ Designers
  Archives
  Advertise With Us
  About Us
 
 
 
 

Check out our archive of Dining Guides - Yum!

Bar patron pleads not guilty to fatal beating
January 31, 2014, 05:00 AM Daily Journal Staff Report

Joseph Kaufman

The man accused of beating a fellow Belmont bar patron to death after exchanging words over the victim’s female friend last April will stand trial just past the assault’s one-year anniversary on charges of murder and causing great bodily injury.

Joseph Patrick Kaufman, of San Carlos, pleaded not guilty to all counts in the death of 48-year-old Barney Hanepen who perished a few days after being severely beaten outside the Lariat Tavern on April 29.

Kaufman, 23, and Hanepen were drinking separately at the bar and, after it closed at 2:15 a.m., reportedly got into an argument outside. Kaufman allegedly punched Hanepen in the face, pushing him to the ground and repeatedly kicking him in the head and torso until the man lost consciousness. Hanepen suffered broken vertebrae, fractures to his orbital bones, broken teeth and brain bleeding. Police found him lying in the street and he remained hospitalized in critical condition until his death May 2.

After entering his not guilty plea to all charges, Kaufman was ordered back to court April 8 for a pretrial conference followed by a May 19 jury trial.

Kaufman is being held without bail.

 

 

Tags: kaufman, after, hanepen, april, death,


Other stories from today:

San Carlos' Circle Star building seeks new signs
Government Watch
Veteran standing trial for attempting to kill hospital worker
 

 
Print this Page Print this Page  |  Bookmark and Share
<< Back
 
Return To Archives
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
What do you think of the Warriors' proposal to move to Mission Bay?

Smart, a better location
Still like the waterfront arena concept
Wish they would stay in Oakland
Anywhere in San Francisco is good
How about the Burlingame waterfront?

 

 
Tabbed Structure - Regular
 
 
 
 
 
 
Warriors formally announce plans for new arena in Mission Bay
The Golden State Warriors today formally announced their plans to build a new arena in San Francisco..
Biden: Russia must 'stop talking and start acting'
KIEV, Ukraine — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop tal..
High court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in colle..
More >>  
 
 
  
 
  
 
©2014 San Mateo Daily Journal
Redwood Shores news