PALERMO, CA - A fight at a house party ended in the death of a Oroville man early Saturday morning.
Juan Carlos Navarro, 22, was at a home on the 2600 block of Craig Avenue for a party with a some friends. When a group of people arrived at the party, a fight broke out between the two groups, Butte County Sheriff's Sgt. Chris Nicodemus said.
Around 12:30 a.m., the Butte County Sheriff's Office got calls of a person in need of help after getting beaten up.
Navarro was found by deputies at the home with life-threatening injuries. Nicodemus said Navarro was taken to the hospital for treatment, but later died of his injuries.
The cause of death will not be released while the case in under investigation, Nicodemus said.
Anyone with information about the fight or Navarro's death is urged to call the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-7321.