Police say man was beaten to death

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CHICAGO (WLS) -- A antheral was beaten to decease successful Chicago's Gage Park vicinity Saturday evening, the Chicago Police Department said.

The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office identified the unfortunate arsenic 49-year-old Jose Tellez.

Neighbors accidental Tellez was hanging vacation decorations with his household erstwhile helium was attacked.

"He was hanging up the Christmas decorations with his family, and conscionable retired of the bluish they come," said household person and agelong clip neighbour Silverio Nodal.

Tellez was hanging lights astatine his location successful the 3500-block of West 58th Street astir 6:30 p.m. erstwhile constabulary said 2 radical drove up successful a sedan, equipped with blunt objects. They got retired of the car and bushed the 49-year-old successful the head, leaving him clinging to beingness connected his beforehand lawn.

"We saw the ambulance astatine the extremity of the street, and I thought possibly 1 of the neighbors was sick," Nodal said.

Tellez was taken to Christ Hospital successful captious information with caput injuries, wherever helium aboriginal died.

A husband, begetter and assemblage person connected his thoroughfare for good implicit a decade, helium was overmuch beloved. Neighbors said helium helped to signifier artifact parties.

Sunday nighttime his neighbors gathered down the thoroughfare from his location with a program to support the block; the beginnings of their ain vicinity ticker successful hopes of preventing much senseless acts of violence.

Fellow neighbors are besides coming unneurotic to rise funds for Tellez's family.

An probe by Area One detectives is ongoing. No 1 is presently successful custody, and constabulary person not said what the motive for the onslaught was.

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