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Nightclub brawl escalates into fatal stabbing, leaving one man dead

5 months 1 week 3 hours ago Saturday, December 21 2019 Dec 21, 2019 December 21, 2019 2:29 PM December 21, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ Staff

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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