BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore police have made an arrest after a 61-year-old man was attacked and beaten to death more than two weeks ago.
On Nov. 11, officers responded for a reported assault in the 600 block of North Fremont Ave., where they found Murfeg Hussein. He was unresponsive with an injury to his head.READ MORE: Investigation Ongoing Into Vacant Home Fire That Killed 3 Baltimore Firefighters
Hussein was taken to an area hospital, where he never regained consciousness. He was pronounced dead on Wednesday, 17 days later.
An investigation led to the arrest of 26-year-old Leroy Hilton in connection with the assault and murder of Hussein.READ MORE: Businesses Owners On The Block Protest Proposal To Close Establishments On The Street By 10 P.M.
Hussein was walking down North Fremont Ave. when police said Hilton hit him in the head from behind.
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