Assaulted: 56-Year-Old With History Of Heart Problems Dies Following Attack

Cleveland, OH - Cleveland police investigating the death of a male which may have resulted from an assault.

The attack happened at 9:40PM Thursday night on the tree lawn in front of 3282 E. 143 Street.

56-year-old Eastside Cleveland resident William Alexander died at University Hospital of an apparent heart attack after collapsing following an assault at the hands of an unknown and unidentified male who fled on foot after assaulting the victim.

Alexander was taken to UH by EMS where he was pronounced dead at 10:10 pm.

The victim apparently had a history of heart problems and had an appointment for bypass surgery pending.

There are no suspects and no arrests.