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Manslaughter charge for death of Pechanga leader


An employee of a strip club in Denver, Colorado, was charged with reckless manslaughter in connection with the death of Gabriel Pico, a leader of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians of California.

Bryan Coe, who has been described as either a bouncer or a manager at the club, is the third person charged for Pico's death on September 1. The two other men face lesser charges -- second-degree assault for the incident.

Pico, who had been in Denver for the Democratic National Convention, was involved in a scuffle outside the strip club on August 30. Authorities ruled his death a homicide.

Get the Story:
Strip-club bouncer charged in tribal leader's death (The Denver Post 10/30)
Club manager charged with manslaughter (The Denver Rocky Mountain News 10/30)

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