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Rhinelander Police investigate fatal bar fight


RHINELANDER (WKOW) -- Rhinelander police are investigating a bar fight that ended in a fatality early Wednesday morning. Family members identify the man who died as 48-year-old Jim Tanner of Rhinelander.

This occurred at Sackett's Bar, however law enforcement officials haven't said how the fight started. A second man was transported to St. Mary's Hospital in Rhinelander. Investigators are continuing to interview witnesses.

An autopsy on Tanner is expected to be performed today.

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