87-Year-Old Lexington Man Dies From Injuries In Assault

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Authorities say an 87-year-old Lexington man has died of injuries suffered in an assault.

The Lexington Herald-Leader (http://bit.ly/1kme12Y ) reports that John Tully died Sunday at the University of Kentucky Hospital.

The Fayette County coroner's office says the cause of death was blunt force trauma.

Authorities say the death is being investigated as a homicide. They say Tully was assaulted at an apartment complex Friday.

It is the 12th homicide in Lexington this year and the fifth since June 21.

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