- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) - Police say a man who was beaten and robbed after leaving a friend’s house in East St. Louis has died from his injuries.

The Belleville News-Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/1zkew9V ) Detective Carlos Coleman said Tuesday that Tobias Gross of East St. Louis died at a Belleville hospital. He says Gross was beaten and robbed around 8 p.m. Monday as he was walking away from the house.

Coleman says a suspect in his 40s was arrested Tuesday for questioning. He wouldn’t say what the robber took or whether police recovered any evidence from the East St. Louis resident.

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