St John teen facing a manslaughter charged in fatal boardwalk fight

William Ronald Jordan, 19, and Anthony Dwyer, 54, a navy veteran were involved in an altercation on July 20th on the Saint John boardwalk.

Dwyer was rushed to hospital with a severe head injury. He remained on life support until July 23rd.

Jordan was initially facing an assault charge that has since been withdrawn and a charge of manslaughter has been presented.

No other information is available at this time.