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Suspect charged with punching another man, causing him to fall and die

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(KMOV) – A St. Louis County man is accused of causing another man’s death after punching him in Ferguson on Monday.

Lironz Carroll, 33, was charged with first-degree involuntary manslaughter.

According to court documents, Carroll told police he punched 47-year-old Joseph Henson, causing him to fall and hit his head in the parking lot of the Park Ridge Apartment Complex in the 1300 block of Sharondale Circle. Henson was found dead about 3 a.m. Monday morning.

Authorities said the two were fighting when the incident occurred. The cause of the fight was not known.

Carroll is currently being held in the St. Louis County Justice Center on a $75,000 cash-only bond.

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