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UPDATE: Argyle man injured in weekend fight dies

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ARGYLE (WKOW) -- The Lafayette County Sheriff's Office says Aaron Saalsaa, the man injured in a weekend fight in Argyle, has died from his injuries.

A news release issued by the Sheriff's office Monday night says Saalsaa passed away at the Madison hospital where he was receiving treatment.

27-year-old Aaron Saalsaa was found Sunday morning, outside a home on North Broad Street in Argyle.

Authorities say 29-year-old Danial Saalsaa is being held in the Lafayette County Jail for his role in the fight.

Since the suspect is the brother-in-law of Argyle Police Chief Hayley Saalsaa and since the Argyle Police Department often works closely with the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office-- Monroe Police are investigating the matter to avoid any conflict of interest.


ARGYLE (WKOW) -- Police have arrested the brother-in-law of Argyle's police chief after an altercation at a home early Sunday morning.

Lafayette County officials say 27-year-old Aaron D. Saalsaa and 29-year-old Danial D. Saalsaa got into a fight outside a house on N. Broad Street around 3 a.m.  Aaron Saalsaa was seriously hurt. He was taken to a Madison hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Danial Saalsaa is being held in the Lafayette County Jail.  He faces a felony charge of aggravated battery.

Argyle Police Chief Hayley Saalsaa witnessed the altercation, after family members called her to help. Monroe police will be investigating the incident, due to a possible conflict of interest.

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