Man beaten in home burglary dies, two teens arrested

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Pictured above: Kyle Mitchell (left) Dechel Dossett (right)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– A man found badly beaten in the middle of an east side street last Wednesday has passed away, said officials with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Monday.

Kenneth Haskins, 54, was attacked in connection with a home burglary. Police said Haskins returned to his home in the area of 21st Street and Arlington when he found suspects Kyle Mitchell and Dechel Dossett, both 18.

When he interrupted the burglary, police said the teens ambushed and beat him. They left with items stolen from Haskins’ home as well as two of his cars.

Police said the attack left Haskins in critical condition, and he was taken to Wishard Hospital. Police announced Monday that Haskins passed away.

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