Man killed after fight at a home in Georgia, suspect accused of murder

Source: Glynn County police; MEGA

Feb. 27 2022, Published 3:07 p.m. ET

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A fight in Georgia last week left one man dead and another person facing a murder charge, police said.

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On Feb. 18, Glynn County police responded to a home in Brunswick, Georgia, for a medical call.

When first responders arrived, they found a man with serious injuries after a fight, according to Glynn County police. The victim was later identified as Ignacio Fernandez, 48.

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Fernandez later died as a result of his injuries, according to police.


The other person involved in the fight fled the area before police arrived. Investigators identified the suspect as Juan Hernandez-Rodriguez, 34. He was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.

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But the charge was upgraded to felony murder after the victim died.

Investigators have not said what led to the fight between the two men.

Source: Glynn County police; MEGA

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