Police upgrade charge in deadly Christmas Eve fight
Easton police have upgraded a charge in connection with a deadly fight on Christmas Eve.
Police have charged Antonio Ortiz with homicide in the death of Andres Ruiz-Avelizapa.
Police say Ruiz-Avelizapa tried to break up a fight between Ortiz and his girlfriend in the 400 block of Northampton Street in Easton.
Police say Ortiz punched Ruiz-Avelizapa and the man later died.
The Northampton County Coroner ruled the case a homicide earlier this month.
Copyright 2013 WFMZ. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.