UPDATE: Police have charged Timothy Turner, 37, with first-degree murder.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after a fight at a north Mississippi restaurant.
Police responded to a call about an assault early Saturday at Steele’s Dive in Tupelo.
Maj. Chuck McDougald says officers found emergency responders treating 31-year-old Leonard “K.C.” Cooper of Fulton. Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green says Cooper died several hours later at a hospital in Memphis.
His body was being taken to the Mississippi crime lab for an autopsy.
McDougald says a person was charged with aggravated assault, but that charge could be upgraded to homicide. Police did not immediately release the name of the person charged.