Teen Beaten To Death In South Bronx

Published on April 17, 2012, 10:25 pm
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Police are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy who was found with trauma to the face at Melrose Houses in Bronx.

Officers responded to a report of an assault Monday night and found Moises Lora with facial wounds.

He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Sources say there was an argument between Lora and group of people that escalated into a fight.

They say the group surrounded Lora and hit him on the head, causing him to collapse.

Sources say Lora had five prior arrests.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit NYPDCrimestoppers.com.

All calls are strictly confidential.


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