Grants Pass bar stabbing victim dies

Britt J Jones, 39, was found hiding on his Selma, Ore. property late Sunday after he allegedly fatally stabbed 25-year-old Michael McCoy (Grants Pass Daily Courier)
Britt J Jones, 39, was found hiding on his Selma, Ore. property late Sunday after he allegedly fatally stabbed 25-year-old Michael McCoy (Grants Pass Daily Courier)

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Police say a 25-year-old man stabbed in a bar fight in Grants Pass over the weekend has died, and a murder charge is pending against the man who was arrested in the case.

The Grants Pass Daily Courier reports Michael McCoy died Monday at a hospital in Portland.

He had been stabbed in the head late Saturday during a fight at the Red Rock Lounge, after which his attacker fled.

Police say a special weapons team found 39-year-old Britt J. Bones hiding on his property in the Josephine County community of Selma late Sunday and arrested him on a charge of attempted murder. Authorities say a murder charge was pending in the district attorney’s office.

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