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Man Suspected Of Beating Woman To Death Caught On Camera [VIDEO+SKETCH]

May 23, 2018 - 6:54 am

DETROIT (WWJ) - Police in Detroit are trying to identify a man suspected of severely beating a woman and leaving her for dead on the west side.

Police found the victim, a 23-year-old woman, around 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15 in the area of Fenkell and Lauder, not far from Cooley High School, lying on the ground with "trauma to her body."

The woman was rushed to a local hospital for treatment, but later died from her injuries. 

Investigators are now trying to identify a man who was seen fleeing from the location where the victim was found. Police have released a video of the suspect, as well as a sketch, in hopes that someone will recognize him.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 313-596-2260. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

photo: Detroit Police