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Fight in Preston


On Nov. 6, 2016, at approximately 3:58 p.m. the Pratt County Sheriff’s Office and Pratt County Emergency Services were called to Preston to the report of two males fighting.  On arrival a Pratt County Sheriff’s Officer and an officer from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism found a severely injured 21 year old male, lying on the ground behind the old school in Preston, who could not communicate and was having trouble breathing.  The victim, 21 year old Christopher Denio, was transported to Pratt Regional Medical Center by Pratt County Emergency Services and later flown to Wesley Hospital in Wichita.

Several persons were interviewed at the scene.  The case is being investigated by the Pratt County Sheriff’s Office. 

No other information is being released at this time.