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Police investigate death of 36-year-old man involved in Phoenix brawl

Nov 5, 2022, 6:30 AM

(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)...

(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

PHOENIX — Police are investigating the death of a 36-year-old man following a fight that broke out in Phoenix on Wednesday.

Matthew Couture was found near Cave Creek and Beardsley roads around 9:25 p.m. and was unresponsive, the Phoenix Police Department said in a press release.

Couture was pronounced dead at the scene by fire personnel.

Two nearby men involved in the fight were detained. They said their actions were done in self-defense and were released, police said.

The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office is investigating the case.

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Police investigate death of 36-year-old man involved in Phoenix brawl