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UPDATE: Thai Way Lounge Assault-Death Investigation

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KHQ.COM - The male subject who was punched and found unconscious in the parking lot of the Thai Lounge after a physical altercation on February 9th has died from the injuries he sustained.

On Saturday night, February 9, 2013, at 11:15 p.m., Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the Thai Way Lounge at Fancher and Broadway on an assault call. Initial information was the now deceased male was punched by a second combatant and fell to the ground in the parking lot. 
 
The second combatant left the scene prior to the deputies' arrival and was not contacted. Thus far, investigators believe the second combatant punched the decedent one time and left the scene driving a silver or gold colored Chrysler, 4-door, possibly a 300 series.
 
The decedent succumbed to his injuries on Thursday February 14th.
 
At this time, detectives have not been able to determine the identity of the second combatant who was involved in the fight with the decedent or the female he was with. 
 
The second combatant was last seen leaving the scene with a female in the silver or gold colored Chrysler 4-door.  He is described as 6'00" with a thin build with short darker colored hair (not blond) and was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and baseball style cap at the time of the incident.  
 
Anyone who hasn't been in contact with investigators and witnessed, has any information about this incident, knows anyone who matches the description of the subjects/vehicle involved or you are the male and female involved, you are asked to contact Detective Kirk Keyser at 509-477-6611.
 
The investigation is on-going and the Medical Examiner's Office is the point of contact for the release the identity of the decedent
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