PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Three men allegedly involved in a fatal fight over spilled beer at a Philadelphia Phillies stadium bar are in court for a preliminary hearing.
A coroner has described the severe head and abdominal injuries
suffered by 22-year-old David Sale Jr. on July 25.
Police say Sale was part of a bachelor party that got ejected from a sports bar attached to Citizens Bank Park, and then fought with another ejected group in a nearby parking lot. Police say the fight was over spilled beer.
The suspects, 35-year-old Charles Bowers, 45-year-old Jim Grove and 28-year-old Francis Kirchner are being held on murder and conspiracy charges. They are all from Philadelphia.
The hearing Wednesday will determine whether there is enough evidence to go to trial.
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