A 22-year-old Macon man was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder in connection with a fatal stabbing March 14 at Club Money’s.
Dexter Maxwell Jr., of 2625 C St., is accused of stabbing 29-year-old Ronnie Earl Brown in the chest during a large fight inside the south Macon nightclub at 4740 Pio Nono Ave.
Brown was transported to The Medical Center of Central Georgia, where he died during surgery less than an hour after the incident, according to authorities.
Maxwell remains in custody without bond at the Bibb County jail on charges of murder and violation of state court probation, according to the jail database.
Police said Maxwell was arrested at the Macon Police Detective Bureau on First Street following a police interview about 7 p.m.
An arrest warrant had been obtained prior to the interview, police said.
What led to the nightclub altercation early that Saturday morning remains unclear.
A police officer responded to Club Money’s at about 3:20 a.m. after receiving a request for help from two officers already at the club, according to a police report.
The officers needed help because the large fight had broken out and they couldn’t control the crowd, according to the report.
By the time the third officer arrived, Brown had been stabbed.
Gregory Moore, 23, of Macon, also was stabbed in the fight.
He was treated at a local hospital for injuries that were not life threatening, police said. The incident remains under investigation by Macon police.
Information from The Telegraph’s archives was used in this report.
To contact writer Ashley Tusan Joyner, call 744-4347.