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Police: Man, 57, dead after assault inside Pontiac apartment

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PONTIAC, Mich. (WJBK) -

Police say a family argument over the television ended in a homicide investigation.

The incident happened overnight at the Phoenix Place apartments near Woodward and Orchard Lake where a man and his uncle got into an argument.

Police say the nephew choked his 57-year-old uncle until he was unconscious. He then called 911 and performed CPR until officers arrived. Medics were called to the scene where the man was pronounced dead.

The nephew was arrested and remains in custody.

The deceased was turned over to the Medical Examiner's Office. An autopsy was pending.

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