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Saint John man dies of serious injuries from bar altercation: RCMP

4/14/2013

Police in New Brunswick say a man who was assaulted at a lounge more than two weeks ago has died. 

Saint John Police say officers were called to AJ's Restaurant and Lounge on Mana-wagonish Road on April 1.

Scott Crawford, 43 and a Moosehead Brewery employee was taken to hospital with serious injuries after the bar altercation.

Police say Crawford died of his injuries on Friday night.

At the time of the incident, police arrested a 37-year-old man and charged him with aggravated assault.

He was released on a number of conditions and is expected to appear in court on May 8.

Condolances have poored-in on the union's Facebook page, Brewery Workers Local 362 for Crawford, who was a worker for some 20-years at the Moosehead facility.