- 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 (https://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.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide