Massachusetts authorities say an art professor has been charged with attempted murder and other crimes after allegedly beating a fellow faculty member with a fire poker and other objects.
Rie Hachiyanagi was arraigned Friday at Orange District Court and ordered held without bail until a Feb. 4 court hearing.
The Mount Holyoke College professor is accused of attacking the victim in the victim's home in Leverett between Dec. 23 and 24.
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Officials say the victim is recovering from broken bones and other injuries. A message seeking comment was left for Hachiyanagi on Saturday.