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Elderly man murdered in South Side apartment

Updated: August 17, 2013 11:37PM

A 75-year-old man was found beaten to death inside a South Side apartment Friday night.

The man, 75, was found dead about 9:50 p.m. in an apartment in the 5600 block of South Racine Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

An autopsy Saturday determined that Alameen Muhhamad died from blunt force trauma to the head and assault, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

His death was ruled a homicide.

Area South detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.

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