- Associated Press - Monday, December 15, 2014

EBENSBURG, Pa. (AP) - A man on parole for a barroom fight that killed a volunteer fire chief is back in jail on drunken driving, assault and related charges stemming from an alleged fight with his wife.

Thirty-eight-year-old George Lightcap IV, of Nanty Glo, faces a preliminary hearing Dec. 22, according to online court records, which don’t list a defense attorney.

Police say Lightcap punched his wife inside a moving vehicle after both had been drinking, then sped away after she got out and crashed the van a short time later Thursday night.

Lightcap was sentenced to 5½ to 20 years in prison after beating Ray Stringer at a social club during a fireman’s convention in August 2005.

Stringer was chief of the Neptune Volunteer Fire Department in Tyrone.

Lightcap was paroled in August 2011.

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