Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Family Fight at Philadelphia Wedding

"Man dies amid brawl at wedding in Philadelphia" Associated Press, October 09, 2012

PHILADELPHIA — A man was charged in connection with a large brawl that broke out among people attending two different wedding receptions in downtown Philadelphia during the weekend, police said Monday.

The fight, which was caught on video and quickly spread online, happened early Sunday at a hotel in the Society Hill neighborhood and involved dozens of people in their formal attire. A 57-year-old suffered a fatal heart attack outside the reception, police said, but authorities don’t know if he was involved in the fights. Dozens of police were called in to attempt to control the melee....

Investigators don’t know what started the brawl, but alcohol was involved....