UPDATE (3:11 p.m.): Kansas City police have identified the victim of this morning's homicide as 27-year-old William Carter.
Original Story (9:32 a.m.): Kansas City police are investigating a "suspicious death" after a man died following a fight
at Lafferty's Lounge.
The man, described as in his mid-20s, died around 6:30 a.m. at Research Hospital. A witness told police that the man had been in a physical altercation at the bar at 6301 Blue Parkway and had suffered severe facial injuries. The man became ill this morning and was rushed to the hospital where he died a short time later.
Police are waiting on the results of an autopsy to determine the man's exact cause of death.
If you witnessed the fight last night, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.