Man beaten after altercation during street basketball in Columbus passes away

Man beaten after altercation during street basketball in Columbus passes away

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A man who was beaten after an altercation during a street basketball game in Columbus has died.

62-year-old Danny Jones died at 2:46 p.m. Friday in Piedmont Columbus Regional’s ICU.

The incident happened in a North Columbus neighborhood February 14. Darnell Piett is accused of beating Jones and was arrested. Piett is charged with aggravated assault and battery.

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