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Bar Assault Results in Death Days After Incident

Bar Assault Results in Death Days After Incident
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POSTED: Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 3:06pm

UPDATED: Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 3:30pm

An El Paso man was pronounced dead Thursday days after being assaulted at a sportsbar, police said.

Police learned Thursday that  55-year old Jesus Frescas had been declared dead at University Medical Center after an assault that occured the previous Friday.

The assault, which took place at Rods Sports Bar and Lounge, left Frescas in critical condition. The Crimes Against Persons Unit continue their investigation into the death of Frescas and are awaiting autopsy results to determine the cause of his death.

This investigation is on-going and investigators are following leads. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 915.832.4400 or Crime Stoppers at 566-TIPS.


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