A father was beaten to death by a group of students and parents who showed up at his house to confront his son over a fight that took place earlier that day at school.

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Man Dies Defending His Son Over Middle School Fight

Christopher Wright, 43 of Brooklyn Park Maryland was beaten to death in front of his home after students and parents showed up to confront Wright's 14-year-old son over a fight that had taken place earlier that day.

Knoe.com reports the incident took place this past Friday, May 23, 2023.

Christopher Wright's fiancée, Tracy Karopchinsky tells WBAL that earlier that day her son was involved in a fight with another teenager at Brooklyn Park Middle School.

Later that afternoon, Karopchinsky says three teenagers and two adults showed up at her house to confront her son over the fight earlier that day.

She says her fiancée went outside and the group that her son would not be coming outside to fight anyone.

Christopher Wright

Tracy Karopchinsky tells KNOE -

"'Then, they said that if he’s not going to fight, then you’re going to fight us.

Just looking at the damage that was done to him, that wasn’t just punching that did that. ... I mean, the damage was done before the ambulance ever took him away. He had had a seizure.'

Wright was badly beaten by the group, his fiancée says. He was taken to a trauma center, where he was pronounced dead Saturday from a traumatic brain injury."

Police say charges could be brought against the three teenagers and two adults involved in the beating.

Read more at KNOE.com.

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