Bradenton man charged with manslaughter after fight leaves 1 dead at Sarasota strip club

February 23, 2014 

SARASOTA -- A Bradenton man has been charged with killing another man during a fight at a Sarasota strip club early Sunday, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.

Brad T. Stanford, 32, was arrested and charged with manslaughter, according to a news release.

About 12:17 a.m., deputies responded to the Cheetah Lounge, 3939 N. Washington Blvd., after a fight was reported, according to a report

Deputies found a man who was unresponsive and not breathing. Deputies and later paramedics tried to revive him, but he was pronounced dead, according to the report.

The victim's name has not been released.

Stanford is being held without bond at the Sarasota County jail.

The investigation is continuing.

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