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Man arrested in June for assault now charged with manslaughter

Juan Felix Sanmiguel (Source: Randall County Jail) Juan Felix Sanmiguel (Source: Randall County Jail)
AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -

A man arrested in June for assault is now facing a manslaughter charge.

On June 13,  Amarillo Police were sent to a local hospital on an assault report.

Officers found the assault had happened earlier in the afternoon at a home in the 6100 block of McKay. 

Patrick Chrisman, 63, was a care worker at the home. Chrisman became involved in a dispute with Juan Felix Sanmiguel, 21, of that residence.

During the dispute, Sanmiguel pushed Chrisman, causing him to fall and strike his head.

He was taken to the hospital later that day and admitted for a head injury.

On June 15th, Chrisman died while in the hospital. Evidence from an autopsy revealed Mr. Chrisman’s death was the result of a homicide.

Thursday, June 20, Sanmiguel was arrested and booked into the Randall County Jail on the manslaughter charge.

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