Willoughby Police investigating suspicious death of 59-year-old man

WILLOUGHBY, OH (WOIO) - The Willoughby Police Department is investigating a suspicious death of a 59-year-old man.

Police said around 11:30 p.m. on July 9 officers did a welfare check for Sam Pizzuto on Arlington Drive.

Investigators said when officers arrived on scene the home was locked.

When officers looked through the windows of the first floor they found Pizzuto lying on the floor in the bedroom, according to police.

Authorities said the preliminary investigation shows a struggle happened inside the bedroom which led to the death of Pizzuto.

Police said a preliminary investigation shows Pizzuto died from blunt force trauma to the head.

No arrests have been made at this time.

A motive has not been determined at this time.

If anyone has any information about the incident you are asked to call 440-953-4210.

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