Victim in fatal bar fight identified

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - The Mesa County Coroner has identified the victim in Tuesday morning's fatal bar fight in downtown Grand Junction.

Officials say the victim is 32-year-old Richard Martinez Jr. of Grand Junction. The coroner says he died as a result of blunt force head injuries and his death has been ruled a homicide.

Grand Junction Police obtained an arrest warrant for 27-year-old Sahr Benjamin Mbawa Tuesday evening in connection with the case. He has not yet been arrested.

A bar fight broke out early Tuesday morning in front of Quincy's Bar and Grill in downtown Grand Junction.

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