Police: Man, 57, dead after assault inside Pontiac apartment - Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

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

Posted: Updated:
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.

Powered by WorldNow

25 FOX Drive
Dedham, MA 02026

Phone (781) 467-2525

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices