45-year-old man dies in bar altercation


Staff Report



The Portsmouth Police Department is not releasing much information in the death of a Portsmouth man at a local bar Monday night.

The police did say they are investigating the death of a 45-year-old Portsmouth man that occurred at a local bar. Police did say officers responded to a report of an altercation that occurred shortly before 10:30 Monday night at Frank -N-Stein’s, 707 Chillicothe St. in Portsmouth.

When officers arrived, they said they found one man was unresponsive and another man fled before officers arrived. Medical personnel were apparently unable to revive the victim. The victim’s identity is being withheld while officers attempt to locate his next of kin.

Anyone with information about the incident is requested to contact the Detective Bureau at 740-354-1600.

Staff Report

Reach Frank Lewis at 740-353-3101, ext. 1928, or on Twitter @franklewisPDT.

Reach Frank Lewis at 740-353-3101, ext. 1928, or on Twitter @franklewisPDT.