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UPDATE: Bail reduced significantly in bar fight manslaughter case

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Eddy C. Stone | Bingham County Jail

UPDATE

BLACKFOOT — A local man charged for allegedly killing a man in a bar fight posted bond after a judge reduced it significantly.

Magistrate Judge James Barrett reduced bail for 26-year-old Eddy C. Stone from $175,000 to $20,000 on Monday. Court records indicate Stone posted the bail after being charged with voluntary manslaughter after police say he killed Frank Haddon, 41.

Stone was placed on pretrial supervision and issued a summons to appear for a status conference on July 8 and a preliminary hearing on July 9.

Details about the bar fight, including the name of the bar have not been released and the affidavit of probable cause has not yet been made public.

ORIGINAL STORY

BLACKFOOT — A local man is charged with manslaughter following a bar fight Saturday morning.

The Blackfoot Police Department says officers arrested Eddy C. Stone, 26, on Sunday afternoon after Frank Haddon, 41, died from injuries sustained in a bar fight with Stone.

When first responders arrived at the bar, they found Haddon with life-threatening injuries. They flew him by medical helicopter to the University of Utah Hospital, where Haddon died.

The incident remains under investigation by the Blackfoot Police Department and Bingham County Sheriff’s Office Joint Investigation Division.

Stone is being held in the Bingham County Jail on $175,000 bail awaiting an initial appearance Monday.

EastIdahoNews.com will provide updates as they become available.

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