Nightclub brawl escalates into fatal stabbing, leaving one man dead
BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) is investigating a homicide that occurred at the District Night Club, which is adjacent to the Belle of Baton Rouge casino.
BRPD says 31-year-old Fondrell Payne was stabbed in the chest when a group fight broke out inside the nightclub.
After being rushed to a local hospital, Payne died as a result of his injuries.
Police say they have not detained any suspects at this time, but will continue to investigate the incident.
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