Elderly man beaten to death on South Side

June 22, 2008 4:48:09 PM PDT
A 66-year-old Englewood man was beaten to death near his home.Police responded to a call that the beating was taking place near 63rd Street and Ashland Avenue just before midnight Friday.

Authorities say George Huff Jr. was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead less than one hour later. Huff's son told ABC7 Chicago that there had been an attempted break-in at his father's house and he may have chased after whoever was trying to break in.

Police are still searching for a suspect in the case.