Police have made an arrest in the beating death of a 41-year-old man found dead in his Providence apartment over the weekend.
Police say 21-year-old old Troy Ingram is charged with murder.
Detective Capt. Timothy O'Hara says the victim was found dead of "blunt force trauma" in his apartment at about 1 a.m. Sunday. His name has not been made public, but police say he was from Pakistan and worked at a Smith Hill convenience store.
Police responded to the apartment after co-workers became concerned when he did not show up for his shift.
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Ingram is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday. No defense attorney was listed in online court records.
The death was the city's eighth homicide of 2019.