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    Drowning Death Ruled a Homicide
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    A man drowned in the water behind a restaurant on the Bridgeport/Fairfield line after a fight broke out his death has been ruled a homicide.

    The death of a man who drowned in a creek behind a restaurant on the Bridgeport/Fairfield line in August after a fight broke out has been ruled a homicide.

    Wayne Bentley, 42, of West Haven, was one of two people who fell in Ash Creek behind Chubby's Bar & Grill after a fight behind the bar just after 1 a.m. on Aug. 1.

    The other person who was involved in the fight fled the scene.

    An autopsy was done and the cause of his death was ruled blunt force trauma of the head and neck.

    Anyone with information about the case should call the Bridgeport Detective Bureau at (203) 581-5201.