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Death of Brooklyn man who was assaulted in Manhattan officially deemed a homicide

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The death of a man who was assaulted in Manhattan earlier this fall was recently ruled a homicide.

According to police, at 6:40 p.m. on Oct. 17 the NYPD responded to a call regarding a man who was assaulted in front of 2166 3rd Avenue. Upon their arrival, officers found 30-year-old Jose Amaro Lopez, of Greene Street in Brooklyn, had been struck in his head.

EMS rushed Lopez to Mount Sinai Saint Luke’s Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries on Nov. 3. The NYPD announced on Dec. 31 that his death was officially ruled a homicide.

No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

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