Now the investigation has been handed over to the Indiana State Police.
It happened about 2:30 Saturday morning at the Uptown Tavern in Dugger.
Rick Pigg of Dugger and another man got into an argument, which ended when the other man punched Pigg in the head.
Pigg was taken to I.U. Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, where he passed away.
The Dugger Town Marshal handed over the investigation to State Police.
They tell us the suspect, who fled the scene after the fight, remains at large.