Death of 81-year-old man in Oak Park ruled a homicide

An 81-year-old man was found dead in an apartment in the 100-block of North Austin Boulevard in Oak Park.

An 81-year-old man was killed in an assault Saturday night in west suburban Oak Park.

Patrick Dooley was pronounced dead at 8:42 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

An autopsy Sunday found Dooley died of multiple injuries from an assault, and his death was ruled a homicide, the medical examiner's office said.

The incident happened in the 100 block of North Austin Boulevard in Oak Park, the medical examiner's office said. Dooley lived in the same block.

A spokesperson for the Village of Oak Park said police found Dooley in his apartment after being called for a well-being check.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2017.)

WLS-TV contributed to this report.

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