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Galena man dies 6 days after altercation

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A Galena man has died six days after he was severely beaten, Galena Police said Tuesday in a press release.

57-year-old Brian Friede died Monday afternoon at Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, according to the release.  An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday morning at 10.

Police say Friede was in a fight with James Peters May 3 at Murphy's USA at 10:00 p.m.  Friede was taken to Midwest Medical Center in Galena, before being transferred to the Rockford Hospital.

In the release, Galena Police Chief Lori Huntington said the case remains open and is pending with the Jo Daviess County State's Attorney's Office.

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