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Elmhurst, IL - One Man Killed in Stabbing at Spring Inn Bar

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Published: April 14, 2021
By: Janean Cuffee
Last Updated on April 14, 2021

Ronald Dunbar Charged for Murder After One Man is Stabbed at Spring Inn

According to WGN-TV News, there was a stabbing at Spring Inn Bar located at 552 Spring Rd STE A, Elmhurst, IL 60126.

The stabbing occurred around 6:10 pm on April 10th. Authorities received a call shortly after about an unconscious person found in a park near the bar. The man was immediately transported to the hospital and was reported in critical condition. Monday, the victim passed away due to his stab wounds.

Ronald Dunbar, 55-years-old, has been charged with murder following the bar stabbing. Investigators found Dunbar, the victim, and a third man had an altercation outside the bar, which resulted in Dunbar allegedly stabbing the victim with a pocketknife, reported WGN-TV News.

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Legal Options of Victims and Their Families of Stabbings at a Bar

Attorney contributor Guy D'Andrea, an experienced violent crimes lawyer, has represented numerous stabbing victims and their families in civil lawsuits. Below, Brian shares insight on the legal rights of victims' families stabbed at a bar:

"Bar property owners have a legal responsibility to provide a safe environment for those on and around their property. These owners must do their best to ensure the safety of customers and employees. To ensure safety, bar owners should implement adequate security measures. A few security measures include security cameras, guards, and strong lighting around the bar entrances. When a stabbing occurs on a bar's property, the victim's family should ask if the bar provided adequate security. If a lawyer can prove that the bar did not provide the security needed at the time of the incident, the victim's family may have grounds for a civil lawsuit against the bar."

"In cases where a crime is deemed foreseeable, a bar owner could be considered liable for any violent crimes that occurred on their property due to negligence. For example, a crime would be deemed foreseeable if there were increased crime rates in the area, but the owner did not implement new security measures. Victim's families should secure an experienced violent crime attorney's services to determine whether the crime involved property owner negligence. In cases of negligence, a victim's family may have grounds for a civil lawsuit. "



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Editor: Janean is an NYU Applied Psychology major with a double minor in history and sociology. As a NY native, she focuses on highlighting important legal news regarding violence, assaults, and social justice cases. Contact Janean: This article was fact checked prior to publishing by this author to ensure compliance with our rigorous editorial standards. We will only use authoritative sources. Our values compel us to provide only trustworthy information. If you find an error, please contact us.
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