72-year-old man beaten to death in south St. Louis

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Posted on April 18, 2011 at 10:13 AM

Updated Monday, Apr 18 at 10:44 PM

3800 block of Spring

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(KMOV) -- St. Louis police believe they may be close to making at least one arrest in connection with a deadly beating in south St. Louis.

The beating happened just before 11:00 a.m. on Saturday in the 3800 block of Spring near Chippewa.
 
Police say a group of people began punching and kicking Hoang Ngyen, 72, and a 59-year-old woman in an alley. Investigators say that the assault was completely unprovoked.
 
Ngyuen did not survive. The woman was taken to an area hospital and is listed in serious condition. Her name has not been released.
 
According to police, the incident was captured on video.
 
The investigation is ongoing.

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