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1/24/05-Tyler

One Man Dead After Fight At Tyler Party Hall

One man is dead after a fight breaks out at an early morning party.

It happened at the Orange Delight, a party rental hall near Loop 323 and Highway 31 just before 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

Tyler police say 31-year-old Vernon Davis hit the victim, 37-year-old Tony Johnson, in the head with his fist. The force knocked Johnson to the floor causing him to hit his head.

Johnson was taken to ETMC where he was pronounced dead. Davis remains in custody at the Smith County Jail on $25,000 bond.

He is charged with criminally negligent homicide.

Maya Golden reporting, mgolden@kltv.com

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