- 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 ParĂ© 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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