Fayetteville man indicted for allegedly attacking a woman in dispute over pictures

John Norderhus

A Fayetteville man was indicted by an Onondaga County grand jury on charges of unlawful imprisonment and assault related to an incident that happened in October.

John Norderhus, 58, is accused of attacking and beating 47-year-old Isa Eskeli of Manlius in October of 2012 after police say they received a report of a woman running down the street in her underwear.

Police found Eskeli bleeding from her head and face. She told police that Norderhus beaten and threatened her with a knife.

Norderhus then barricaded himself in his trailer. Negotiators from the Dewitt Police Department convinced him to surrender after a short time without incident.

Police say Norderhus and the victim were arguing over pictures that were allegedly taken by Eskeli of Norderhus. Norderhus became enraged when Eskeli would not give up her cell phone that contained the images allegedly have punched her and held a knife to her throat.

Norderhus was indicted on chares of first degree unlawful imprisonment, third degree assault, second degree menacing, and fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon.