Teen facing charges after deadly fight


ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga - A teenager is facing an involuntary manslaughter charge after a fight with a 53-year-old man that, police say, led to the man’s death.

Police say they got a call around 9 p.m. Friday about a disturbance at a home on Alexandria Lane in Rockdale County. When officers arrived they found the 53-year-old man, later identified as Michael Henderson, unresponsive in the driveway.

Henderson was rushed to the hospital, where he later died.

Police say the 16-year-old was at Henderson’s home playing basketball when the two men got into an argument. After a brief fight, Henderson collapsed from what police believe was a medical emergency.

An autopsy is pending to determine the exact cause of death.

Police located the 16-year-old at his nearby home and arrested him. The teen is in the Rockdale Youth Detention Center.

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