- Associated Press - Friday, February 6, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - In a story Nov. 3 about the beating death of a junk car dealer, The Associated Press erroneously described the circumstances that preceded it. The person trying to get back $400 he had paid for a truck was the victim, Jonathan Stack, not the man charged in the killing, Daniel Lastarza.

A corrected version of the story is below:

State upholds Providence revoking club license

Rhode Island upholds Providence decision revoking license of club where man was fatally beaten

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The state has upheld the decision revoking the liquor license of a bar where an argument over a junk vehicle led to a fatal beating.

Paul McGreevy, director of the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation, on Friday upheld Providence’s licensing decision against The $3 Bar.

McGreevy said The $3 Bar’s staff failed to call police or take other action while watching the fight in which Jonathan Stack was severely injured. He died several days later.

The city’s regulators stripped The $3 Bar of its licenses in August after Public Safety Commissioner Steven Paré said staff at the bar failed to stop the July 23 fight or call authorities.

Daniel Lastarza is accused of killing 33-year-old Jonathan Stack. Police say Stack was trying to get back $400 he had paid for a truck that turned out not to belong to the seller

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