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PD: Man, 87, found dead in Youngstown

Posted at 6:44 AM, Mar 29, 2016

An 87-year-old man was found dead in Youngstown late Monday and now a family member is in custody.

According to Youngstown police, officers responded around 11:30 p.m. to a home in the 300 block of Harvard Street for a report of a dead body. 

When officers arrived they found the 87-year-old man dead. Police said it appears he was beaten. 

A 28-year-old family member was taken into custody. Aggravated murder charges are pending. 

Youngstown police and the Mahoning County Coroner's Office are investigating.