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2 arrested in connection with attack on woman in Daytona Beach for son’s wedding

Two men have been arrested in connection to an assault that critically injured a Tampa woman visiting Daytona Beach last month for her son’s wedding.

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Daniel Leonard, 19, of Palm Coast was arrested on a warrant and charged with principal to aggravated battery.

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Police say the other suspect, 23-year-old Kyle Oliver of Ormond Beach, punched the victim so hard she suffered a skull fracture and brain bleed.

Barry Burich spoke with WESH 2 News Monday from Shands Hospital, where his wife Pamela has been in ICU since the unprovoked attack.

Pamela, her husband and members of the wedding party were walking back to their hotel from a bar on Seabreeze Boulevard Sept. 12 when they passed a fight.

Authorities said Pamela Burich was hit so hard in the head, she’s been in intensive care though her husband says there are signs of improvement.

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