Columbus area man dies after Pike County bar fight

PIKETON, Ohio (WCMH) — The Pike County Sheriff’s Office says a 42-year old man from the Columbus area is dead following a fight at Beril’s Bar in Piketon early Saturday morning. The as yet unidentified man arrived at Adena Pike Hospital around 2:00am and died minutes later. A suspect was taken into custody and is cooperating with investigators. The victim is not being identified because investigators have been unable to notify any family of the deceased. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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