ESSEX, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police say a man who was assaulted after he helped break up a fight outside an Essex bar has died.
Officers say 59-year-old William Earl Law of Essex died Thursday at Shock Trauma, where he was taken after the Aug. 4 incident.READ MORE: Three Killed, Including Safe Streets Worker, In East Baltimore Quadruple Shooting
Police say Law and several others broke up a fight between two people in the parking lot of Sylvester’s Tavern. Officers say as Law was walking away from the scene, a man struck him in the head.READ MORE: Closures & Delays: Maryland Schools, Government Offices & Businesses
Forty-four-year-old George Lawrence McGraw of Essex was arrested shortly after the incident and charged with assault.
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