Shelby County man dies after fight at party

First Posted: 1/1/2015

SIDNEY — A Sidney man died after being assaulted early Thursday in Shelby County.

David Michael, 33, was at a party in the 9000 block of Lehman Road in Washington Township when he was assaulted by Timothy Spranger, 33, of Piqua, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. According to an investigation by the office, Michael was struck multiple times, both in the residence and outside as he attempted to get away from Spranger.

Michael was brought by private vehicle to Wilson Memorial Hospital at 1:12 a.m. Thursday, where he died shortly after as a result of his injuries.

Spranger fled from the scene but was apprehended without incident later Thursday morning in Lockington. He is currently incarcerated without bond in Shelby County Jail on a murder charge.

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