According to the Oconto County Sheriff’s Department, on Saturday Dec. 17 deputies responded to a 911 call advising them of a fight that had taken place between a 17-year-old male and a 36-year-old male neighbor.
The incident occurred at the home of the 17-year-old, who lived on Sandy Alberts Lane in the Town of Chase. Deputies and EMS personnel arrived at the location to find the 36-year-old man deceased. He has been identified as Jason Fotopoulos.
During the investigation, authorities learned that a physical altercation took place between the two, in which Fotopoulos had been knocked to the ground, after which he had difficulty breathing. According to a press release, the 17-year-old administered CPR, however it was unsuccessful.
Authorities had taken the 17-year-old into custody at the Oconto County Jail, as the investigation is ongoing.