Homeless man found beaten to death near Fort Lauderdale

Deputies investigate 46-year-old man's death

By Paradise Afshar - Digital Editor

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - The body of a 46-year-old man who had been beaten to death was found Saturday night near Fort Lauderdale, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. 

Youssef Hamraoui's body was discovered  by a passerby at about 11:40 p.m. near a building in the 1900 block of State Road 7. 

The person who found his body called 911,  believing that Hamroaoui was in need of medical attention, deputies said.

When deputies arrive; however, arrived they realized that he had been beaten death. 

Deputies are now investigating the incident. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. 

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