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Search of 'Deadliest Catch' beating suspects' car finds cord, bat

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Court documents are offering more details about the beating and robbery of Deadliest Catch star Jake Harris. Harris told in a car coming back from a casino when a man sitting behind him began to choke and beat him. He'd met the woman and man while gambling the day before. Harris was found later on the roadside in Everett.

Documents released over the weekend say Harris was strangled during the robbery and suffered a fractured skull, as well as brain swelling and bruising from something wrapped around his throat.

Jorel Fultz and Amanda Ritter were arrested in connection to the beating last Tuesday by Spokane Police. They were taken into custody by the Spokane Targeted Crimes Unit, who was assisting the Everett Police with the investigation.

According to court documents released in Spokane Tuesday, police found a metal bat, a black cord and a wallet with a chain on it when they searched the couple's black SUV following the arrest.

Ritter currently being held on $250,000 bond for strong-arm robbery in Snohomish County jail. Fultz remains in Spokane County jail on unrelated charges.

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