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Police identify man killed in fight outside Elmhurst strip club, suspect arrested

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August 16, Staff report

The man who was beaten to death in a fight outside an Elmhurst strip club early Saturday morning has been identified by police, along with the assailant.

Kevin Figueroa, 24, from Elmont, was the man killed, according to police, after sustaining a large head injury stemming from a fight involving at least four men in front of Vanity Club NY close to 4:30 a.m. on Aug. 12.

Figueroa was taken to Elmhurst Hospital after the incident, where he was pronounced dead.

Francisco Flores, 20, from the Bronx, was arrested on Aug. 12 and charged with assault in what is deemed a homicide, according to the Queens District Attorney’s office.

Flores is due on court on October 20, a spokesperson at the Queens District Attorney’s office said.

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