Man dies after fight at Kansas house party

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Scott Vandeloo (left), Brian Spillman, Matthew Scherer Scott Vandeloo (left), Brian Spillman, Matthew Scherer
ATCHISON, Kan. (KAKE) -

Authorities say a 42-year-old Kansas man who was injured in a fight at a house party has died. 

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that Jason Pantle, of Cummings, died Saturday at KU Medical Center where he was being treated for head injuries. 

The incident happened at a party in Doniphan County on Sunday, September 22. 

The KBI expects aggravated battery charges against three men to be amended. 


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The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has arrested three men in connection to a fight that happened in northeast Kansas, leaving one man in critical condition. 

A news release from the KBI says a 42-year-old man received serious head injuries during a fight at a party in Doniphan County on Sunday. The party was held at 159 Monument Road. A family member took the victim to a house in Atchison where emergency crews were called at around 4:20 a.m. on Sunday. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition. 

On Wednesday, KBI agents arrested three men in connection to the incident. 44-year-old Scott Vandeloo was arrested at around 6 p.m. in Platte City, Missouri for Aggravated battery and booked into the Platte County Jail. 

At around 7 p.m., 22-year-old Brian Spillman Jr. surrendered in rural Doniphan County and was arrested for aggravated battery. 30-year-old Matthew Scherer was also arrested for aggravated battery after surrendering at the Doniphan County Sheriff's Office. Both were booked into the Leavenworth County Jail. 

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