Witness describes incident at Henderson bar that left a man dead

Witness describes incident at Henderson bar that left a man dead
Published: Jul. 21, 2018 at 9:48 AM CDT
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HENDERSON, KY (WFIE) - Henderson Police are investigating a death at the Double Dukes Saloon.

According to Henderson Police, Double Dukes Saloon employees removed 34-year-old Adam Hogan, of Uniontown, Kentucky, from the bar area Saturday night.

A witness tells 14 News the incident started with a miscommunication, "He went to the bartender and said this is the worst Jager bomb I've ever had. The bartender told him it wasn't a Jager bomb."

The witness say Adam Hogan then slammed his drink down on the bar, splashing the female bartender.

Then, the witness says, the employees at Double Dukes got involved, "One of the security guards hit Adam on the back of the head with a metal baton to subdue him.  They were on top of him kneeing him, and there were like three of four guys on top of him."

Police say Hogan was pronounced dead at Methodist Hospital.

An autopsy was conducted but the medical examiner has not released an exact cause of death. More tests are being conducted.

Police say the outcome of the autopsy will determine if any charges will be filed.

Detectives are asking any witnesses from Saturday night's incident that they have not spoken with, to contact them at the Henderson Police Department at 270-831-1295.

They are also looking for anyone who may have recorded video of the incident on a smart phone.

Police say there are no suspects in custody at this time.

14News will continue to track this story and bring you any new details as soon as they become available.

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