MVPD continue to investigate possible battery death to a man

MVPD continue to investigate possible battery death to a man

MT. VERNON — The Mt. Vernon Police Department is investigating the death of a man possibly related to a battery. According to police, they responded around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday night to the 1000 block of Prairie on a report of a battery. Medical personnel from the Mt Vernon Fire Department and Litton’s Ambulance also responded and transported an adult male from the scene.

The adult male was transported to Crossroads Hospital and was later transferred to a hospital in Evansville, Indiana. On Wednesday MVPD was notified the man had passed away in the hospital.

At the completion of the investigation, a report will be sent to the Jefferson County State’s Attorney’s Office to determine if criminal charges are applicable.