New London Assault Victim Dies at Hospital: Police

A New London man seriously hurt in an attack Thursday morning has died of his injuries, police said Tuesday.

Police said the Marlon Beasley, 38, was found unconscious in a fourth floor apartment at 127 Hempstead Street around 3:34 a.m. Sunday. Beasley had serious trauma to the face and head and was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment. He died Monday evening, police said.

On Monday, police arrested Edgar Sanchez-Valencia, of New London, 44, on assault charges. Police identified Sanchez-Valencia as a suspect in Beasley’s attack with help from the community.

Sanchez-Valencia was initially charged with second-degree assault and held on a $200,000 bond. Police said the charges will be updated following Beasley’s passing.

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