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60-year-old man dies after being beaten last week, suspect in custody

Posted at 6:02 PM, Feb 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-01 09:27:48-05

BALTIMORE (WMAR) — A man has died after being beaten last week.

On February 18, around 2:30 p.m. officers responded to the 500 block of Guilford Avenue for an aggravated assault .

Officers found 60-year-old Louis Henson suffering from injuries that were caused by being beaten.

Henson was taken to John Hopkins Hospital where he remained in critical condition.

On February 29, just before 10 a.m., Louis Henson died from his injuries.

The suspect, Rashad Peartree, 33, has been arrested and charged with first and second degree assault.

Homicide detectives say they will speak with the State’s Attorney to have the charges amended.