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Police: Bears fan fatally stabbed in Jacksonville

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Matthew Hinson; photo credit: News4Jax.com Matthew Hinson; photo credit: News4Jax.com

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (WKOW) -- Authorities say a Chicago man who came to Jacksonville for the Bears-Jaguars football game was fatally stabbed during a dispute.

According to the Florida Times-Union, 42-year-old William C. "Chris" Pettry died during a disturbance early Sunday inside Fionn MacCool's, an Irish-themed restaurant at The Jacksonville Landing.

Twenty-eight-year-old Matthew Hinson is being held without bond on a murder charge.

Police say Pettry was stabbed after a disturbance with two other people. Detectives arrived about 1:40 a.m. Sunday and arrested Hinson.

Pettry lived in Lake Villa, Illinois, which is about 50 miles from Chicago.

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