Investigation Into The Death Of A Chenango County Man

By Jenna Hanchard

Investigation Into The Death Of A Chenango County Man

January 31, 2011 Updated Jan 31, 2011 at 3:41 PM EST

Smithville Flats, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Chenango County Sheriff's office is investigating the death of a town of Smithville Man

Deputies say Chance E. Howey, 31, or Smithville was pronounced dead Monday morning.

Sheriff's deputies say Howey was involved in a physical fight at Seeber's Tavern in Smithville Flats early Sunday morning.

After the fight, Howey was taken to his home.

At about 1:00 P.M. Sunday, family members called 911 saying Howey was unconscious.

Greene Ambulance transported Howey to Wilson Hospital where he was pronounced dead

An autopsy will be done Tuesday at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.

The Chenango County Sheriff's Office is asking anyone with information to call (607) 337-1970