Shuck and Jive

Monday, January 26, 2009

Beating Death at New Beginnings

Last night a man was beaten to death at New Beginnings, a night club in Johnson City. This is the story in

Johnson City police appear to now have a murder investigation on their hands.

Sgt. Billy Church says the victim of a beating at New Beginnings nightclub early Sunday morning was taken off life-support a short time ago.

Church says that man, James Lewis, was previously listed in serious condition after he was found laying on the ground unconscious at the Bristol Highway nightclub. Church says Lewis died after a fight between two people that turned bad.

Police have not named a suspect in this case.

Anyone with information about this incident is requested to contact the Johnson City Police Department, Criminal Investigation Division, at 434-6166 or to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers at 434-6158.

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1 comment:

  1. Any word as to whether or not this was a hate crime or Gay-on-Gay violence. Which I'm sorry to say, exists.
    I saw it in LA and it's not pretty.

    Either way, very sad.