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Florence man charged with assault after victim found dead

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Authorities said Lee got into a fight with Gary Fields Senior earlier in the month. Authorities said Lee got into a fight with Gary Fields Senior earlier in the month.
FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) -

A Florence man found dead inside his home lands another man behind bars.

Florence police charged Jeffrey Lee with first degree assault. Authorities said Lee got into a fight with Gary Fields Senior earlier in the month. The fight sent Fields to the hospital with broken bones. He stayed in the hospital for a week, and was discharged.

Fields was found dead inside his home on Saturday. An autopsy was conducted on his body Wednesday. Authorities said depending on the outcome of the autopsy, charges could be upgraded.

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