WHITTIER, Calif. (KABC) — A 74-year-old man died after being hit with a bat throughout a dispute with a neighbor Saturday night time in Whittier, authorities mentioned.
The incident was reported at 8:45 p.m. as an assault with a lethal weapon within the 16100 block of Marlinton Drive, in keeping with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division.
Deputies arrived to seek out the sufferer on the porch of his house, affected by obvious head trauma, a information launch mentioned. Paramedics had been summoned and so they pronounced the person useless on the scene. His id was not instantly made public.
“The sufferer was found by his grownup son, who heard a disturbance on the porch and went exterior to research. It was reported that the sufferer was arguing with a neighbor” earlier than the disturbance, the Sheriff’s Division assertion mentioned.
The neighbor, a person in his late 20s, was described by the Sheriff’s Division as a “suspect” “in custody” who was being interviewed as a part of the continued investigation. His title was not launched and no formal arrest had been introduced as of early Sunday afternoon.
The circumstances that led to the dispute had been unclear.
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