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DURHAM — A Wake Forest man who was wanted for murder in connection to a bar fight that became deadly turned himself in Tuesday morning, police said.
Daniel Peter Mohar, 34, has been charged with murder. He is being held without bond at the Durham County Detention Facility, according to the jail's website.
Police had been searching for Mohar since Friday, when the Durham Police Department announced Mohar was a suspect in a June 5 incident that led to the death of Edward Tivnan, 50, of Durham.
Mohar and Tivnan were on the patio at Social Games and Brews on West Main Street in Durham around 10:15 p.m. when the fight took place, police said.
Police believe Mohar punched Tivnan, who fell and cracked his head on pavement. After Mohar struck Tivnan, Tivnan was found unconscious on the sidewalk and taken to the hospital, where he died June 7, police said.
Investigators say the incident was isolated.
Mohar's past convictions include an assault with a deadly weapon charge from 2010, for which he served probation. He was also convicted for being drunk and disorderly in 2006.
Anyone with additional information is asked to call Investigator Mitchell at 919560-4440, ext. 28335 or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200.