Fight between father and son turns deadly following night at bar

APOLLO BEACH, Fla. - A father is dead after he and his son got into a fist fight in the early morning hours on Saturday.

According to Hillsborough County Sheriff deputies, David Brittle Sr., 42, and his son, David Brittle Jr., 23, went out to a local bar in Apollo Beach Friday night.

While they were there, Brittle Jr. got upset that his girlfriend was talking to other men at the bar and left to walk back to his father's house on Flamingo Drive.

When everyone else returned back from the bar they were confronted by Brittle Jr. in the front yard. He and his dad got into an argument which soon turned physical.

While the two were fighting something happened that lead to Brittle Sr. being unresponsive.

Hillsborough Fire Rescue arrived on scene and pronounced him dead.

No charges have been filed at this time.

Deputies are waiting on the autopsy report to determine what caused Brittle Sr.'s death.

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