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Man dies after being struck on head, impaled on fence

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A man was murdered Sunday night by someone who struck him in the head, causing him to became impaled on a wrought iron fence in the South Side Burnside neighborhood.

The 48-year-old victim was involved in a dispute with unknown individuals near his home in the 9100 block of South Greenwood Avenue about 8 p.m. Sunday when a male struck him in the head, police said.

The victim's head was then impaled by a wrought iron fence near the eye, police said. He then fell to the ground and struck his head again.

Edward James Scott was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn at 8:56 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

An autopsy Monday determined he died from craniocerebral injuries caused by impalement on a fence post and an assault, according to the medical examiner's office. The death was ruled a homicide.

Area South detectives are investigating.

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