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Death of man after assault in Providence ruled a homicide

Death of man after assault in Providence ruled a homicide

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By: Dee DeQuattro
Email: ddequattro@abc6.com
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Police are calling the death of man who was assaulted on Cranston Street in Providence and later died from his injuries a homicide.

The investigation goes back to March when the man was assaulted on Cranston Street. He later returned home to his residence in the city of Cranston. A week later the man went to Rhode Island Hospital to be treated for his injuries. A week later he died as a result of those injuries.

The victims name has not yet been released. Autopsy results revealed that the cause of death was impact to the head trauma. The death is being ruled a homicide.

This marks the city’s ninth homicide this year.

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